Dry and Sunny This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION This weekend is shaping up to be a dry, yet beautiful weekend. High pressure is sitting over our area causing the clouds and moisture to stay away. Overnight temperatures over the last few days have been very cold. Most areas have seen temperatures at or below freezing. In fact, warnings have been issued … Continue reading »

Dry Weather Over the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure has built into the area and that means that this weekend will be dry with large temperature fluctuations. Temperatures will start off cool along the coast and cold in other areas. Temperatures at and below freezing will cause a FREEZE WARNING to go into effect Saturday morning at 2. The mild … Continue reading »

Fast-Moving Storm Overnight

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a weekend of dry, sunny weather, a low pressure storm system will move into our area late tonight. This system will be very quick-moving, but will drop rain and snow. The timing of the heaviest rain with this system will be from around 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m.  Monday. Areas that … Continue reading »

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 »

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