A Wet Start to St. Patrick’s Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION The ridge of high pressure that we’ve been under starting last week is finally starting to break down as a low pressure storm system moves in from the Northwest. A cold front associated with this system will usher in rains, snow and winds. Sunday will be the last day of dry weather before … 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 »

Slow-Moving Storm Dropping Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION The storm that has been affecting our area since Saturday is sticking around a bit longer and dropping some much needed rain. A cold front that moved into our area last night stalled and is causing the rain to hang around. This storm is also caught in a south-to-north upper-level jet stream pattern. … Continue reading »

Rain and Winds Increase on Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a few days of dry, sunny weather, another storm system is approaching the coast. This upper level low will push a series of fronts into our area that will increase the rain and the potential for winds. Rain will start in Coos and Curry Counties as well as parts of western Josephine … Continue reading »

Rain, Wind & Snow for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain and snow showers will develop today as moisture continues to stream into the Northwest. Winds will also stay high throughout much of Thursday, dying down tonight. Lightning has been reported in Curry County earlier this morning and along the Coos County coast as well. Isolated thunderstorms are in the forecast for … Continue reading »

Increasing Rain & Wind for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Several fronts will move through Southern Oregon within the next 48 hours. This will bring scattered to widespread rain to all locations both Wednesday & Thursday. Temperatures are running very mild this morning, similar to where they normally would be for afternoon highs — and with winds out of the South, snow … Continue reading »

Next Round of Rain Begins Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION We did start off with cloudy skies Tuesday and even some mountain fog. However, when the sun warmed the temperatures, the clouds lifted to produce sunny skies. Temperatures were high again today and got above seasonal average. Normally we see 50′s in the valley and at the coast and 40′s in the Basin … 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 »

Active Weather Pattern Upcoming

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today a very well developed low pressure system moved its way southwest towards the South California coast. This storm caused mass flooding, land slides, and tornadoes across much of middle and southern California. The south coast recieved almost a year’s worth of precipitation in only a matter of days. The pressure at the … Continue reading »

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