Freezing Temperatures Overnight

WEATHER DISCUSSION First Day of Spring With the mild winter that we’ve experienced this year, orchards are seeing early blossoms on their fruit trees. Cooler air has moved in to the area and could affect these crops. A lack of cloud coverage and a cold pool of air sitting over our area will combine to … Continue reading »

High Pressure Sticking Around

WEATHER DISCUSSION The ridge of high pressure is still sitting over our area and keeping weather conditions mostly the same. This includes: sunny skies, few clouds, and large temperature fluctuations. Thursday morning started out in the 40′s along the coast, and the further you moved inland, temperatures dropped to the upper 20′s. Then, as temperatures … Continue reading »

From Warm Back to Wet

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today was the warmest day of the year for Medford, Roseburg and Alturas; while it wasn’t the warmest day of the year in Klamath Falls we did tie a record high hitting 66 degrees today. Temperatures for inland areas ran 10 to 15 degrees above average making highs closer to records than normals! … Continue reading »

Another Warm Day Ahead

WEATHER DISCUSSION Another unseasonably warm day on Tuesday with highs 10 to 15 degrees above average for this time of the year making it feel more like Spring than mid-Winter! Spring officially starts on the vernal equinox on March 20, less than a month away. Tuesday will bring highs closer to records than averages though … Continue reading »

Active Weather Returns This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a beautiful, but dry weekend, an active weather pattern will return to the area. The high pressure ridge that has been sitting over us the last few days is starting to break down. This will allow the upper level jet stream to resume a more west-to-east flow pattern. This means that storms … Continue reading »

Front Brings Showers

A cold front will bring increasing clouds today and showers tonight at the coast. As the system moves inland tomorrow it will weaken and push north, but could squeeze out a few showers to Douglas, Josephine and even areas of Jackson county. Medford will see the downslope effect that keeps the surrounding area relatively dry … Continue reading »

Abundant Sunshine & Warm!

High pressure will strengthen today and through the weekend this will bring abundant sunshine and unseasonably warm temperatures to inland areas and allow the marine layer to build at the coast this weekend. Also expect breezy winds at the coast through the weekend, peaking on Sunday and Monday. Highs for inland areas will climb 10 … Continue reading »

Transitioning to Warm & Sunny

Zonal flow today brings us a a mix of sun and clouds with mostly sunny skies this afternoon from the coast to the basin and mild temperatures. Tomorrow high pressure will build in bringing abundant sunshine to the viewing area and highs just above normal. The warming trend continues into next week returning some low-90s … Continue reading »

One Last Showery Day

A cold front is making it’s way through our region this morning bringing widespread rain showers and breezy conditions. Showers will diminish through the morning for inland areas and we’ll some sunshine return this afternoon. Potential for a few light isolated showers possible this afternoon at the coast into Douglas counties with inland areas staying … Continue reading »

Warmest Days Of The Year So Far!

Plenty of sunshine returns for inland areas today with highs climbing close to 90 on the west side and 80 on the east side, that’s 15 to 20 degrees above normal! All this heat will increase instability this afternoon and while moisture is a limiting factor, we could see some thunderstorms develop this afternoon. The … Continue reading »

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