Active Weather Brings a Change

WEATHER DISCUSSION After three grueling weeks of high pressure patterns, we now turn to a more active approach. Starting late last night and early this morning, the first line of showers with a low pressure system moved onshore. This brought rain and a wintry mix to the region. The initial line made it as far … Continue reading »

Snow Plows Gear Up for Winter Weather

ASHLAND, Ore. — The recent storm system that moved through our area salted the mountains with snow, and dribbled rain across the Rogue Valley. Even though, no snow stuck to the ground in Ashland, there was a chance it could. This had snow crews on stand-by, and plows geared up and ready to go. The … Continue reading »

ODOT Crews Prepare for Winter Weather

SISKIYOU PASS, Ore. — It’s looking like a white Christmas up on the Siskiyou Pass. Snow is falling from by the inches, but ODOT crews said they’re ready to tackle the winter beast. “Salt, sand, liquid deicer, snow plows, wing plows, push trucks, you name it we got it,” said Evrett Carroll, ODOT. Six trucks … Continue reading »

Snow Tonight in Southern Siskiyou Co.

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Cloud cover overnight has cleared over Jackson County. This has allowed temperatures to drop into the mid 30’s in Medford, significantly cooler than Monday morning. It’s a chilly start for all inland locations with the chilly air mass still in place across the area. Snow levels will start off around 3,500′ this … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Likely Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather will remain quiet most of today. Temperatures are again getting off to a very cold start in some locations. Freeze warnings are in effect through 9am for West Side Valleys, Douglas County and Siskiyou County. There are low lying clouds in most locations this morning and they will gradually lift throughout the … Continue reading »

Winter Weather, Frost & Highs Near 90

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain showers will be ongoing today …although they will be light and scattered. Most of the showers that do develop will be along and west of the Cascades. Siskiyou County will be mostly dry with partly cloudy skies through Friday. Temperatures are going to stay cool today and tomorrow. In fact, even … Continue reading »

Quiet Today & Warmer

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A winter weather advisory will remain in effect for Eastern Klamath & for Lake County through 9am this morning. 2″-4″ is possible throughout the morning. Aside from this, it will be a quiet day across the region with gradually clearing skies. Fog is likely in Northern Josephine County & Southern Douglas. Thursday … 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 »

Winter Weather Advisory for West Side

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A winter weather advisory has been issued for all counties across the area. For Jackson & Josephine Counties this is above 2,500′ & for Siskiyou County above 3,000.’ Today a storm system will bring rain & snow to the region. Already this morning snow has been falling across the Rogue Valley, even … Continue reading »

Cold Weather Affecting Water Treatment

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Water and sewer systems in Grants Pass have been feeling the impact of the cold weather this month. The supervisor at the Grants Pass Water Treatment plant said the cold temperatures have slowed down their process over the past few weeks. He said it makes it a little harder to disinfect … Continue reading »

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