Why Does Grants Pass Get Fog?

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“Why does Grants Pass have more fog than the rest of the valley?”
Lisa Higgins
Parkside Elementary Teacher

Grants Pass is at a slightly lower elevation which causes the air to cool just a bit more in this area and thus more easily reach the dewpoint which is how you form clouds and fog. Grants Pass is also in a tighter portion of the valley, meaning the mountains are closer together which helps the fog stay “stuck” in a way. Since the west Rogue Valley cities are closer to the coast there is also more of a marine layer push that causes