Tuesday brought another round of dense fog to the valleys, and for some locations in Josephine County, that fog never lifted. However, Medford did see a fog-free afternoon, but highs clouds and haze obscured any sunshine we may have seen.
As meteorologists, when we talk about long term forecasting, we look at global changes in the weather pattern. While there are several different types of these teleconnections, or oscillations, the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is one of the most influential for North America.
Today Mt. Ashland Ski Area leaders announced they are laying off all staff, even the "core staff of employees". You can read the statement from the current General Manager below, and you can find out about an offer they have for skiers.
On Thursday, an announcement was made that recent storm systems will allow California to provide more water to local agencies and farms. Even as the drought continues into its fourth year. State officials say that the storms in early December boosted supplies in its vast reservoir system.
The first meteor shower of 2015 gets kicked off this weekend! The Quadrantids Meteor Shower, when compared to others, is one of a kind. Activity for this shower usually runs from the very end of December to the second week of January each year.