A pretty active day is ahead for Northern California, the Rogue Valley and Cascades. Spotty showers have been developing throughout the morning across much of the region. Clouds will stick around throughout the morning, but not without some sun breaks.
Long-range forecasting, like seasonal forecasting, meteorologists no longer look at weather models like we do for the day-to-day forecast, we look at teleconnections. Two of the best known teleconnections are El Niño and La Niña.
The cool down we're expecting this week doesn't mean there's a break from the potential for sunburns. While the SPF in sunscreen is a well-known form of protection, UPF, or Ultraviolet Protection Factor is another way to shield yourself from the sun.
With the hot sun beating down on crops across southern Oregon, one might think the crops would be dried up, but farmers said with the proper irrigation, some of their crops are even being able to be harvested earlier this year than normal.
Oregon Department of Transportation is working to finish up mowing some of the tall dry grass surrounded the roadways around the Rogue Valley as fire season gets worse.
On Wendesday afternoon, though they took extra precautions and had water and fire officials on scene it was not enough to preven