Most Active Thunderstorm Days Ahead

Today and tomorrow will be the most active thunderstorm days with storms popping up around the same time as yesterday and increasing in intensity through the early evening. Expect isolated thunderstorms in Siskiyou county and east of the Cascades by mid-morning becoming more numerous in the afternoon and evening. Storms will hold off until the … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Activity Continues

An upper-low continues to spin disturbances through the viewing area bringing more thunderstorms today through the weekend. The next disturbance will bring thunderstorms as early as early this afternoon in northern California then move into southwest Oregon later in the afternoon. Thunderstorm activity will become more scattered into this evening with thunderstorms ending by or … Continue reading »

Thunderstorms Forcing People Indoors

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Thunderstorms rolling into Southern Oregon forced people indoors and out of the elements Wednesday. All of the smoke that has choked much of the Rogue Valley made it almost impossible to see the storm was coming. But when people began to hear thunder, they headed inside. Many golfers at the Grants … Continue reading »

Increasing T’Storm Activity

Several hundred cloud-to-ground lightning strikes were reported from last night in our viewing area, and while thunderstorms have died out this morning, the threat is not over. This afternoon thunderstorms will return more scattered than yesterday and overnight. The storm threat exists for the entire region, with a slight chance at the coast. There is … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Threat Has Begun

The thunderstorm threat has begun across the viewing area. This will continue through the end of the weekend as an upper level cut off low sits over the region. Several disturbances will swing around this system, and bring waves of showers and storms to the area. Beginning this evening, the first round will begin. Because … Continue reading »

Warm & Dry, then Showers & Thunderstorms

An upper low will be the main weather influence through the week with warm and dry conditions to start the week then the chance for showers and thunderstorms midweek. The upper low is going to re-enter the jetstream and create a negatively tilted jetstream, which is the ideal setup for thunderstorms. The low will usher … Continue reading »

Dry Monday, Then T-Storms Through Friday

Air quality levels are continuing to increase Sunday evening across inland areas. Crater Lake has been reading unhealthy since late afternoon. By Monday morning, another northeasterly wind will carry smoke further west into the Illinois Valley and Curry County coastline. However, the offshore flow to start the week off will be weaker than the past … Continue reading »

Warming Up Again & Smoke Outlook

A low pressure off-shore will be the man weather pattern through early next week. This will bring calmer winds overnight and more northerly, this means the heaviest smoke will head due south and even west at times. Smoke overnight will impact the Illinois Valley and Curry coast more so and during the day the smoke … Continue reading »

Smoke is Here to Stay

Stepping outside you may have noticed the cooler temperatures, that’s due to an upper low that’s sitting over the region ushering in cooler westerly flow. That westerly flow also means inland areas, especially valleys and the east side, will see even more smoke today and poor air quality. Without significant rain in the near future, … Continue reading »

Smoke Continues But Temperatures Drop

The work week starts out very similar to Sunday with more seasonable temperatures, smokey and hazy skies with poor air quality for several locations. Early this morning air quality was in the “Sensitive” category for Cave Junction and Klamath Falls, Lakeview and Provolt had air quality improve back into “Good,” joining Grants Pass and Medford. … Continue reading »

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