Showers Today, Rain/Snow End of Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Showers will be ongoing for today with snow levels remaining fairly low. Early this morning snow levels will be near 3,500′ in southern Siskiyou County and around 4,000′ elsewhere. This afternoon snow levels will rise to 4,500.’ Any showers inland early in the day may be in the form of snow if … Continue reading »

Snow Tonight in Southern Siskiyou Co.

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Cloud cover overnight has cleared over Jackson County. This has allowed temperatures to drop into the mid 30’s in Medford, significantly cooler than Monday morning. It’s a chilly start for all inland locations with the chilly air mass still in place across the area. Snow levels will start off around 3,500′ this … Continue reading »

Low Snow Levels Bring Snow This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A showery weather pattern will be the story this week. There are no big storms on the horizon, but moisture does appear to consistently move into the area throughout the 7 day. Mostly cloudy skies are keeping temperatures mild this morning but the afternoon will remain cool with a cooler air mass … Continue reading »

Getting Help After Wind Damage

MEDFORD, Ore. — As many people assess damage from Thursday’s windstorm, there are steps you should take to get help paying for damaged homes, businesses and vehicles. Wind damage is covered under standard homeowners and business insurance policies. Vehicle owners with optional Comprehensive Coverage also are insured.  If you have renter’s insurance, only damage to … Continue reading »

The Calm After the Storm

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Quiet weather moves in today. Winds have calmed considerably since Thursday, switching to the northwest. Northwesterly winds will help to bring in some cooler air throughout the morning, keeping afternoon highs cool. Showers are likely today across the board, with more widespread and consistent precipitation in the Klamath Basin. Rain, snow, sleet … Continue reading »

Round 2 of Strong Winds & Heavy Rain

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A secondary area of low pressure developed offshore overnight. This system strengthened rapidly bringing very strong winds region-wide. Reports of trees down and other wind damage has been coming in all morning, as well as widespread power outages. Gusts this morning will be near 75 mph along the coast, in the Shasta … Continue reading »

Severe Weather Affects Travelers

MEDFORD, Ore. — A storm moved into the southern portions of the West Coast on Wednesday. Southern Oregon and Northern California saw strong winds and rains on Wednesday night. The Oregon Department of Transportation said heavy rains are always a concern for drivers. ODOT recommends drivers slow down, leave plenty of following room, make sure wipers are working, and watch … Continue reading »

Strong Storm to Bring Rain, Wind & Snow

MEDFORD, Ore. — A strong storm will bring heavy rain and strong winds to the region Wednesday through Thursday. Wind gusts could reach hurricane force along the Coast Range Mountains, while gusts near 50mph are anticipated across the Valley. The strongest winds will be this afternoon and evening through early Thursday. High wind warnings and … Continue reading »

Significant Rain & Wind Storm Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A very strong storm will move through the region today through tomorrow. There will actually be two areas of low pressure bringing heavy rain and strong winds region-wide beginning this morning. Increasing rain will move in throughout the morning along the coast. The radar has been picking up lots of lightning to … Continue reading »

Strong Winds to Impact Entire Region

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front will lift north and east today through the Northwest. This will bring rain to the coastline and rain showers to inland locations. Skies will start off cloudy, and temperatures mild as a result. Shower activity will move inland by lunchtime/early afternoon. Light to moderate rain is possible from passing … Continue reading »

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