Light Overnight Showers

WEATHER DISCUSSION Number two of a series of cold fronts is beginning to make its way into our forecast area. Two lines of showers a visible on the radar. One over mountains from Douglas to Modoc County, and a stronger line along the coast. This is a relatively weak front and is expected to break … Continue reading »

Next System Arriving Friday PM

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday morning began with dense fog all along the I-5 corridor.  At times, visibility was less than a quarter of a mile in the Rogue Valley.  Finally by the afternoon, the fog began to lift and we saw a peek of blue sky .  Along the coast, showers continued off and on, but … Continue reading »

Breezy Ahead of Thursday’s Cold Front

WEATHER DISCUSSION This week’s second cold front is just offshore Wednesday evening.  Ahead of the front on Thursday, winds will be gusty, especially along the coast and in the Klamath Basin.  This system will bring a few showers, but not much in terms of measurable rainfall. With the winds that are expected Thursday, a wind … Continue reading »

A Wet, Windy Wednesday For Some

WEATHER DISCUSSION Showers have slowly been creeping towards the coast this evening, and Brookings has seen some light showers already.  This is a sign that the next cold front is making its way towards southern Oregon and northern California, bringing steady ready to the area by Wednesday afteroon and evening.  However, the rain chances don’t … Continue reading »

Cooler Temperatures With an Active Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Sunday afternoon’s weather proved to be what many would consider near perfect.  We saw just a few clouds with a light breeze and highs in the upper 70’s.  Unfortunately, it will be the last such day this week.  A cold front is making its way towards the coast Sunday evening, bringing showers Sunday night and clouds to inland … Continue reading »

Showers Move in Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the long-awaited arrival of the rain, it is almost here. Showers are beginning to fall as far south as Newport along the coast (7:00 p.m.) and will slowly trickle down as the night progresses. Models have a Brookings landfall around 11:30 p.m. but timing could be +/- an hour. As Tuesday continues we … Continue reading »

Rain, Wind, and Snow to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Short Term: This week will start off with another pesky storm system that will move through and bring rain, wind, and snow to our forecast area. The good news is that this active weather pattern is bringing much needed rain and snow to the dry areas; but with this change in weather conditions … Continue reading »

High Pressure Brings Dry Weather

WEATHER DISCUSSION A dominant ridge of high pressure has settled in to our area after the weekend of active weather. High pressure acts to keep clouds from forming, therefore, precipitation doesn’t get a chance to form. With the lack of cloud coverage, temperatures have a chance to fluctuate more than normal. When clouds are not … Continue reading »

More Rain Coming Up

WEATHER DISCUSSION Light rain is what most areas saw Monday as a weak cold front pushed onshore. This activity will pick up a bit into Monday night. As we get into the overnight hours the rain will begin to decrease. We have a little bit of high pressure that will move into the area on … Continue reading »

Rain and Wind This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain will be the main concern starting tonight and lasting throughout much of the week. A large plume of Pacific moisture stretches from the International Date Line to the coast. Isolated shower activity is expected throughout most of the day today, however, the rain will pick up this evening. Throughout the next 48 … Continue reading »

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