Heat Peaks Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday will bring mostly sunny skies to the coast and west side valleys with clouds increasing during the afternoon, especially along and east of the Cascades and Siskiyou county. There will be some weak instability Thursday afternoon in the later areas as well, this is just a slight chance with the best chance … 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 »

Quiet For the Rest of the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a morning and an afternoon of scattered showers, conditions are finally starting to calm down. A small upper level disturbance moved into the area Thursday afternoon allowing for some showers to fall along the coast and the Northern Cascades. These showers did not hang around for too long as most had dissipated … Continue reading »

Overall Sunny for Easter Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure has built itself into the area allowing for sunny skies and limited cloud coverage to be the story for the weekend. A weak cold front will approach the coast on Saturday morning. This front will break down as it approaches due to the high pressure already in place. This will bring … Continue reading »

Rain Showers Not Lasting Long

WEATHER DISCUSSION A very well defined storm is moving through the area. The bad news is that it’s a quick-mover and will not stick around very long. The coast and the northern areas of the forecast area are already seeing a clearing from the rain. Reports from these areas have only seen a few tenths … Continue reading »

Cloudy Week Ahead

WEATHER DISCUSSION This week will see a few unimpressive storm systems move in starting on Monday afternoon. Unfortunately clouds will be the big story for these systems. High pressure built in over the area will continue to break down these storms as they move in keeping the majority of precipitation to the north of us. … Continue reading »

Clouds Moving in During the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION This Sunday will be the last of the sunny and warm days that we’ve been having. The jet stream is moving to a zonal flow and will start to bring a series of storms to create an active weather pattern this week. Clouds will begin moving in on Monday afternoon. Along with the … Continue reading »

Beautiful for the Pear Blossom Fest

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure is still parked over the area promoting sunny skies and warm afternoon temperatures. The good news is this trend will stick around for the Pear Blossom Festival tomorrow. We will start off the morning in the mid 40s so a light jacket will be needed. However, when the sun comes up, … Continue reading »

Dry and Sunny Into Next Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION We started off today with clouds in some areas. Low lying stratus was experienced at the coast and in the valleys. Over time, the clouds moved into the Basin as well. When the sun came out, the temperatures warmed up and the clouds dissipated. Other areas saw the stars this morning under clear … Continue reading »

Spotty Clouds for Today

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak disturbance moving in is causing some moisture to enter the area. This moisture will be in the form of cloud coverage throughout the day. No precipitation is expected to fall with this system. Clouds will be spotty through all inland areas. The coast will see the fog stick around for this … Continue reading »

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