Warming Trend Begins

WEATHER DISCUSSION Now that the high pressure ridge is moving in, we will get back to quiet weather for the week. Dry, sunny and warm conditions will be the case working through at least the next seven days. Think of high pressure like a weight that’s put on the atmosphere. During the day, when the … Continue reading »

Chilly Mornings, Warm Afternoons

WEATHER DISCUSSION Not much change in the forecast over the last few days. The ridge of high pressure is keeping us in a lull of a weather pattern for a while. A few key small scale patterns will continue through next week. First, the Chetco Effect is still happening at Brookings. Offshore winds will continue … Continue reading »

High Pressure in Full Control

WEATHER DISCUSSION Happy Valentine’s Day Another ridge of high pressure is parked over the region allowing for the familiar pattern of chilly mornings, and warm afternoons. The only change lately is the shift of winds offshore allowing for Brookings to hit an impressive 74 degrees today. The Chetco Effect with offshore flow is set up … Continue reading »

A Record Setting Day for Our Region

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, the right concoction of atmospheric ingredients came into play today to allow for temperatures to break records in some cities. Six weather stations across the region recorded high temperatures that exceeded records set on this day. Those records are as follows: Klamath Falls: 57, breaking the old record of 53 (2014) Roseburg: … Continue reading »

Gradual Cooling Through the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Now that the axis of the high pressure ridge has come and gone, the temperatures in the afternoons will start to cool off. However, it will not be a quick cool down. Temperatures will take their time only dropping an average of 2-5 degrees per afternoon. Only a few clouds will move overhead over … Continue reading »

Warmer Still for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Still sitting in the region of high pressure. The axis will move overhead on Saturday, meaning that the warmest of the temperatures will land on this day. Expect the 60’s at the coast, 80’s in the Basin, anywhere from the 60’s to the 80’s for the high country, and upper 80’s for the … Continue reading »

Scorching Heat Expected This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Summer weather is back and a high pressure ridge is building in. This is evident in the clear skies and warm temperatures that we had on Sunday. Temperatures were anywhere from 5-15 degrees warmer today than just 24 hours ago. The warm spot was at Brookings where a weak Chetco set up is … Continue reading »

Breaking the 90 Degree Mark Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will shift further inland today, allowing high temperatures to climb even more so than yesterday. We’ll trend 2-5 degrees warmer throughout the day. The latest pollen counts are reading low for trees, grasses and weeds. The marine layer will be present along the coast early Thursday before receding west by … Continue reading »

Inactive Weather Pattern Begins

WEATHER DISCUSSION Sunny skies and warm temperatures will be the story for now through the long term. The low pressure trough situated over our area has pushed off to our east and now a ridge of high pressure will move in. Winds have shifted out of the north and northeast causing limited moisture to enter … Continue reading »

Sunny Skies for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Clouds have been increasing throughout the day ahead of a weak cold front that will enter the area later this afternoon. A line of moisture is also accompanying this system and moved onshore Friday morning. There is an unstable air mass associated with this system which has been setting up the chance for … Continue reading »

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