A cold front that moved through overnight Sunday into Monday has brought considerable rain to Southern Oregon. A couple inches of rain has fallen at the Coast and 1"+ on both the West & East Sides. Over Northern California measurable rain has been reported as well.
The United States Geological Survey says a 6.9 magnitude earthquake rumbled the ground last night shortly before 10:30pm. The epicenter was located 50 miles west of Eureka, California. The tremor was felt across Southern Oregon at 10:18 when the earthquake struck.
The Climate Prediction Center announced Thursday that there is a 50% chance for ENSO-neutral to end and El Nino to develop during the summer or fall. ENSO-neutral is forecast to remain though spring 2014, but if westerly winds continue to emerge
Temperatures are warming, and it is causing what little snow pack there is on Mount Ashland and Mount Shasta, to start to melt. The run-off helps to fill local reservoirs, but officials said those reservoirs are lower than year's past.