Fri. Starts With Showers, End Mainly Dry

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday brought yet another day with showers across the area as a slow moving cold front crept eastward.  The highest rainfall totals were along the coast, with up to half an inch in northern California and west side valleys.  We will see the same cold front stall out and recede northwestward Friday morning … Continue reading »

Staying Dry and Mild Over the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Every day bring more signs that the weather pattern is changing. Cooler air, clouds increasing, winds picking up at times, etc. We still have to wait a little while before the wet pattern gets here. We start the weekend off with a weak cold front that will pass through on Saturday. This front … Continue reading »

A Very Warm Week Approaches

WEATHER DISCUSSION Sunday brought in light and isolated showers to the region. Moisture coming off the Pacific was in the form of puffy cumulus clouds. Orographic (mountain) uplift and weak instability caused most of the showers to occur in the foothills of the Cascades and in the high country. Snow levels started at 4,000′ and … Continue reading »

Showers on the Way for Much of Area

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The high pressure ridge over our area for the past few weeks will finally break down for a short period of time. A warm front moving eastbound is bringing a good amount of clouds and moisture into the area. Skies will stay mostly cloudy across all areas through much of Monday with … Continue reading »

Warmer Before Winter Weather Returns

A warm front today will bring light to moderate rain to the coast through the day and light rain inland. Snow levels will start off around 5,500′ this morning climbing to 7,000′ this afternoon which means this is mainly a rain event with only snow falling at the highest elevations, potentially up to two inches … Continue reading »

Rain Showers This Evening

A warm front will push eastward this evening and continue to bring rain to the region. Moderate to heavy at times rain is expected along the Coastline, while light rain will fall in the Valley and to the East of the Cascades. Snow levels are currently around 5,000′ and will rise to about 6,000′ by … Continue reading »

Warm Front Brings Warm Rain

Last night we saw some virga (rain that doesn’t reach the ground) in Douglas and Coos county and we’re dealing with a bit this morning as well along the coast. A chance for some of these showers to reach the ground this morning, mainly at the coast, then turning to more widespread rain later this … Continue reading »

Halloween Weekend Forecast

Scattered showers today with most staying at the coast and on the west side of the Cascades but a few pop up showers could show up on the east side. Most areas will be staying dry through the weekend with a slight chance for a few showers, still mainly at the coast.  As we head … Continue reading »

Still Cool But Dry

While unseasonably cool temperatures persist today the rain will not. Today will be dry across the area with a slight chance of some pop up mornings showers, but most areas will be dry throughout the day. Tomorrow we bring in a chance for showers, mainly at the coast, that will persist through the weekend with … Continue reading »