Showers and T-Storms Increase Monday

WEATHER DISCUSSION In the afternoon hours of Sunday, cumulus started to develop across the mountains, basin, and Norther California. At least two lightning strikes were recorded just south of La Pine around 6 p.m. Upper air sounding showing a lot of dry air near the surface, so the majority of this rain is falling and … Continue reading »

Valley Rain & Mountain Snow Tonight

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain showers have been developing this morning along the Coast and these showers are gradually making their way inland through Douglas County & Northern Jackson where they then run into the Cascades and turn to snow. Showers through much of today will mostly be at the Coast and along the Cascades, ahead … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Winds at Night

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why does the wind typically die down in the evening hours?” Allison Waters, Mae Richardson The main reason the winds tend to die down in the overnight hours is because there is no sun. At nighttime, the surface and objects at the surface emit longwave radiation. This cools not only those … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain & Significant Snow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The strongest storm we have seen so far this year will be moving inland late tonight. Today will be the calm before the storm, with  increasing clouds and increasing winds. Gusts at the Coast into this afternoon could reach 40mph. Early Saturday morning the moderate to heavy rain begins, first at the … Continue reading »

Valley Rain & Mountain Snow Tonight

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front moving through the Northwest will bring scattered showers to the region this morning. The only showers on the radar currently are in the form of snow along the Cascades. As the warm front pushes inland through the morning, spotty rain showers will begin developing in all areas. A cold … Continue reading »

Snow Levels Down to Valley Floor Tonight

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain and snow is now moving in from the North this morning — this is the onset of an arctic front that will move through Southern Oregon today. Snow will be ongoing through this evening at Crater Lake and Diamond Lake. With cold air settling in behind this front, dropping snow levels … Continue reading »

Snow Levels Down to Valley Floor

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain showers will begin to move into Southern Oregon tomorrow, but this will only be at the Coast. The wet weather for inland areas will arrive late Sunday night and early Monday morning. In the Valley, Klamath Basin and mountains on Sunday, cloud cover will start off partly sunny and become mostly … Continue reading »

Cold this Morning, Sun this Afternoon

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another very cold morning will help to keep afternoon temperatures on the cooler side today. The Coast will be the warmest of the region as the Chetco Effect is enhanced again. The ridges will continue to see winds staying fairly breezy through the second half of the day before dying down for … Continue reading »

Cool & Mostly Sunny Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold and dry air mass is building into the Northwest today. The skies have cleared from yesterday’s system and temperatures have dropped quickly overnight. In Lakeview, the wind chill temperature is below 0. At the Coast, North Bend dropped into the upper 20’s for some time. With cold mornings still in … Continue reading »

Fog this Morning, Partly Sunny Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A dense fog advisory is in place for Jackson, Josephine, Douglas & Eastern Curry Counties through 10am. Widespread and dense fog this morning will eventually burn off and partly sunny to mostly sunny conditions are expected by late afternoon across all locations. A cold front sitting just off to our West is … Continue reading »

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