Heavy snow expected above 2500 feet Friday night through Saturday

Heavy snow expected above 2500 feet Friday night through Saturday

Friday evening through Saturday a strong cold front and associated area of cold low pressure will move in from the northwest bringing periods of heavy snowfall with lower snow levels across portions of southwest Oregon and northern California. Snow levels could drop briefly below 2500 feet in heavier showers.

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Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving Travel

Most of us will see rain over the next three days. If you are traveling over the higher Cascades passes, you could encounter some snow Wednesday through Friday. Most of the snow will fall during the evening hours of Thanksgiving Day. Places likes Crater Lake and Mt Ashland will likely see snow with the incoming weather systems.

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Weather Outlook for Thanksgiving Travel

Weather Outlook for Thanksgiving Travel

The weather will cooperate for a majority of those traveling by road or air for the Thanksgiving holiday, with some exceptions in the northeastern and western United States. However, a pattern change will bring needed rainfall and possibly mountain snow to the west coast starting on Wednesday.

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Air Stagnation Advisory through 4am Tuesday

Air Stagnation Advisory through 4am Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued an Air Stagnation Advisory which is in effect until 4:00 AM PST Saturday. Areas include valleys of Klamath and Lake Counties.

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Air Stagnation Advisory through Saturday

Air Stagnation Advisory through Saturday

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued an Air Stagnation Advisory...which is in effect until noon PST Saturday. Areas include valleys of Douglas, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath and Lake Counties.

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Red Flag Warning Today [8/16/18] for Abundant Lightning

Red Flag Warning Today [8/16/18] for Abundant Lightning

RED FLAG WARNING in effect from 11:00am this morning to 11:00pm this evening for portions for fire weather zones 617, 623, 624, and 625 for abundant lightning on dry fuels.

Main areas impacted will be near the Cascade crest from Crater Lake northward and east of Toketee Falls, then eastward across northern Klamath and Lake Counties down to about Hart Mountain Wildlife Refuge.

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Red Flag Warning - Dry Thunderstorms, Abundant Lightning Expected

Red Flag Warning - Dry Thunderstorms, Abundant Lightning Expected

Dry thunderstorms expected in northeastern California and south central Oregon Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning. Abundant lightning possible Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening across portions of the interior west side of northern California and southwestern Oregon.

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Fire Weather Watch Issued for Thursday 8/9/18

Fire Weather Watch Issued for Thursday 8/9/18

Fire weather watch in effect from Thursday Afternoon [8/9/18] through Thursday Evening for strong gusty wind with low relative humidity for most of fire weather zones 281 and 285 in California (Western Siskiyou County, Modoc County) and 624 and 625 in Oregon (Eastern Klamath County, Lake County Harney County).

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Red Flag Warning & Air Quality Alert for July 22nd

Red Flag Warning & Air Quality Alert for July 22nd

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms likely this afternoon and evening, mostly from the Siskiyous south and Cascades east south of Lake of the Woods. Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

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Heat Wave this Week Upper 90's for Basin

Heat Wave this Week Upper 90's for Basin

Temperatures will reach the triple digits across the valleys west of the Cascades and northern California. Meanwhile, highs will soar into the upper 90s for many areas east of the Cascades. Overnight temperatures will be quite warm during this time as well so there will be little relief from the heat at night. If you’re looking for a break from the heat, head to the coast or to the mountains. 

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Red Flag Warning Issued for Sunday, July 8

Red Flag Warning Issued for Sunday, July 8

South winds will continue this evening in northern California and areas east of the Cascades. Very low relative humidity is expected over Modoc County with breezy west to southwest winds. On Sunday afternoon and evening, parts of south central Oregon and Modoc County will also experience both gusty winds and low relative humidity. Sunday should be the driest of the two days.

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