Active Weather to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After weeks of dry weather, we enter our first active weather pattern of the 2014-15 water year. I’ll break it down by the specifics by category: Smoke: Upper air surface models show that the low pressure system offshore will keep winds out of the south, southwest for the beginning of the week. Therefore, … Continue reading »

Cooler Air and Showers on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Before we start talking about the wonderful thought of showers and cooler air. I must discuss the next few days. We’ll still be getting hot afternoon temperatures as the axis of the high pressure ridge sits over us. In fact, the warmest day should be Sunday, but only by a few degrees at … Continue reading »

Warm and Dry Over the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION 70th Anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy “D-Day” Sunny skies and warm temperatures are continuing in the region. A dominant ridge of high pressure is parked, just off the coast and promoting cloudless skies. A thermal trough has set itself up over Northern California which is keeping the warmer temperatures overhead. The combination … Continue reading »

Increasing Rain & Wind for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION An area of low pressure will bring a warm front followed by a cold front through the region today. This system will bring rain showers into the morning hours and then more widespread rain into the afternoon. In addition to the rain intensifying later today, winds will become gusty as well. Snow … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain Moves into Coast Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain will continue today across much of the Pacific Northwest. A warm front is due to arrive by late morning bringing moderate to heavy rainfall into early afternoon, by about 1 o’clock, to the coastline. By late afternoon, the front will travel inland bringing moderate to heavy precipitation to the Cascades. Jackson … Continue reading »

Rain and Snow to Continue

WEATHER DISCUSSION Earth Day A slight “break” in precipitation today has created the gap between two sets of storms that has and will be moving in to the region. Last night came the first round with a very strong cold front moving onto the coast. Cooler air was rushed in and allowed for our high … Continue reading »

Rain, Wind, and Snow In the Forecast

WEATHER DISCUSSION There is a lot going on this week as far as weather is concerned. Rain, wind, and snow are in the forecast. This active weather pattern will last through the week and could even stretch into the weekend. First, we’ll start with the wind. A WIND ADVISORY is in effect for the Shasta … Continue reading »

Transition Starts Tomorrow

WEATHER DISCUSSION Happy Easter Sunday! After the beautiful sunny weather seen during the weekend, active weather is on tap for the week. Rain, wind, and snow are all expected with a series of storms moving in. The high pressure ridge is finally breaking down and off the coast a very well defined, deep trough is … 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 »

Spotty Showers Over the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION The much needed active weather pattern is long underway and we will continue to see rain and snow with it. This weekend will be a relative break, however, with only isolated showers activity. Spotty clusters of showers are all that’s left of the cold front that pushed through our area on Friday. These … Continue reading »

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