Wet & Cool Weather Begins Today

Our first significant rain event is making its way inland this morning. Cloud cover is already increasing at the Coast and quickly moving east. Showers will begin shortly and become more widespread from west to east through the course of the day. Inland areas can expect rain showers this afternoon, and moderate to heavy rain … Continue reading »

Summer-Like Weather this Week

A blocking pattern, or Rex Block, is sitting over the region. This is a specific position in the jet stream that “blocks” and redirects weather disturbances from making their way into the region. This Rex Block is also the reason an offshore wind is bringing the Chetco Effect to Brookings, with high pressure positioned just … Continue reading »

Warm & Dry Day Ahead

High pressure continues to sit over our region, bringing clear skies to the entire I-5 corridor. A thermal trough has developed to our south and its northern end has moved over Southern Oregon, leading to an offshore wind along the Coastline where temperatures have not dropped below 80 this morning. Sunday afternoon Brookings Airport reached … Continue reading »

Scattered Showers & Iso. T-Storms

An upper level disturbance is moving inland today, bringing a pool of cold air to the higher levels of our atmosphere. This is going to make conditions slightly unstable, and allow for the development of scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across the viewing area. Most of the thunderstorm activity should be over Southern Oregon, excluding … Continue reading »

Quiet Weather for Inland Areas This Week

Temperatures remain cool over the region, about five to seven degrees below average to be exact, for late August. Gradual warming will be the trend over the next two days. Quiet weather is in place for inland areas, but along the coastline several disturbances will be brushing by bringing a chance for light showers. A … Continue reading »

Increasing Smoke Inland Thursday

A weak front remains just offshore, where most of the cloud cover currently lies as well. Not much will come of this system other than cloud cover. The Coast will be under clouds through the end of the week with light sprinkles possible, but inland areas should continue to see mostly sunny conditions Thursday. Winds … Continue reading »

Sunny & Warming Through the Week

Lingering moisture and instability is bringing favorable conditions for thunderstorm development this evening. Showers and storms have been developing across Siskiyou County and the Klamath Basin. The most instability is present on the East Side. As the sun begins to set, expect most of this activity to begin dying down. Clouds will linger through the … Continue reading »

One Last Day of Showers & Storms

The upper level disturbance that has continued to bring showers and thunderstorms to the region is finally moving inland this evening. By tomorrow, it will start to lift north. This is going to shift the thunderstorm threat eastward, with the greatest chances along the Cascades & in the Klamath Basin. Siskiyou County may also see … Continue reading »

T-Storm Threat Begins Tuesday

Thunderstorms will become a threat beginning Tuesday. A cut off low is going to hang along the western coast, bringing surges of moisture and several disturbances our way through the week. Storm activity will start off dry tomorrow, and isolated as well. Showers are more likely than thunderstorms, but a surge of moisture will move … Continue reading »

Sunny Sunday, Storms Next Week

  An upper level disturbance is going to be a problem into Monday and through next week. For now, sunny skies will continue in areas where smoke is not invading. By Tuesday, building clouds across the region, increasing moisture and rising instability is going to bring unstable conditions to much of the viewing area. Thunderstorms … Continue reading »

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