‘Persistence yields results’

‘Persistence yields results’

CRATER LAKE, Ore. – On Monday, October 7, 2019, representatives from the National Weather Service visited Crater Lake National Park to celebrate 100 years of weather observation with a brief ceremony held near the historic Crater Lake Lodge.

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NWS to recognize Crater Lake NP for 100-years of weather observation

NWS to recognize Crater Lake NP for 100-years of weather observation

CRATER LAKE, Ore. – On Monday, October 7, 2019, representatives from the National Weather Service will be at Crater Lake National Park to celebrate 100 years of weather observation.  There will be a brief ceremony on the back porch of Crater Lake Lodge at 1:00 PM.  All are welcome to attend.   

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Red Flag Warning issued for Thursday, September 5

Red Flag Warning issued for Thursday, September 5

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM Thursday, September 5, 2019, for abundant lightning on dry fuels for areas of Klamath, Lake, and Modoc Counties and Fire Weather Zones OR624, 625, 611, 640, 610 and CA285.

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Red Flag Warning issued for Klamath Basin

Red Flag Warning issued for Klamath Basin

The National Weather Service in Medford has upgraded the recently announced Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for the Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest. The warning is in effect from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT Thursday, May 9, 2019.

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Forecast for Weekend Winter Storm 'Maya' Updated

Forecast for Weekend Winter Storm 'Maya' Updated

The National Weather Service is reporting, moderate to heavy snow is expected for our areas of Klamath, Lake, Modoc and Siskiyou Counties. Most of the entire Pacific Northwest will feel the effects of this winter storm. Within our region, locations above 4,500 feet are expected to receive heavier snow totals. Mountain passes could see up to 12 inches of snow. Higher elevations may see up to 24 inches.

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Winter Storm to Bring up to 18 Inches of Snow This Weekend

Winter Storm to Bring up to 18 Inches of Snow This Weekend

Winter Storm Warning for areas over 6,000 feet, Winter Storm Advisory for areas under 6,000 feet are both effect from midnight Friday night to 4:00 AM Sunday. For much of Southern Oregon and Northern California.Including Areas of Klamath, Lake, Modoc, Siskiyou, Jackson, Josephine, and Curry Counties.

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UPDATE: Air Stagnation Extended Through the Tuesday

UPDATE: Air Stagnation Extended Through the Tuesday

UPDATE - 9:46 AM, 1/28/19

Air Stagnation Advisory remains in effect until 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 29, 2019.Poor mixing and light winds will keep stagnant conditions in place through Tuesday morning. Pollutants may be trapped near the ground level and this may result in reduced air quality at times.

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Air Stagnation & Freezing Fog Advisory Issued for the Weekend [UPDATED]

Air Stagnation & Freezing Fog Advisory Issued for the Weekend [UPDATED]

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued an Air Stagnation Advisory which is in effect from 4 AM Friday to noon PST Monday for much of Southern Oregon. Plus a Freezing Fog Advisory for the Klamath Basin through 8 AM Friday.

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Wind Advisory, Widespread strong winds expected Saturday

Wind Advisory, Widespread strong winds expected Saturday

Strong low pressure will move into the coast on Saturday and this will produce very strong winds over much of the east side and northern California. The strongest winds will be in the mountains and Shasta Valley, but east side valley locations will also see strong, gusty winds Saturday afternoon and evening.

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Winter Storm Warning for Klamath, Lake, & Modoc Counties

Winter Storm Warning for Klamath, Lake, & Modoc Counties

Light to moderate snow showers expected today and tonight in and just east of the Southern Oregon Cascades, then a strong low will bring periods moderate to locally heavy snow. Periods of moderate snow showers are expected today and tonight with snow levels around 4500 to 5000 feet.

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Three Days, Three Storms - Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Cascades Through Christmas Eve [UPDATED]

Three Days, Three Storms - Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Cascades Through Christmas Eve [UPDATED]

Multiple Systems to bring extended period of steady snow accumulations.

Beginning late this afternoon into this evening, another system will bring more precipitation to the area with snow levels around 4500 feet. Another system will follow Sunday and a stronger system on Monday. Snow levels will hover around 4500 feet during this time period, resulting in an extended period of relatively steady snow accumulations. Impacts could be more significant due to increased traffic from holiday travel.

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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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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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South Central Oregon Wildland Firefighters Respond to Numerous Lightning Fires

South Central Oregon Wildland Firefighters Respond to Numerous Lightning Fires

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – South central Oregon wildland firefighters responded to numerous lightning caused fires over the weekend. As of 5 p.m. today, wildland firefighters have responded to over 20 confirmed fires caused by lighting.

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High Wind Warning Issued for Friday

High Wind Warning Issued for Friday

Southwest winds will increase east of the Cascades Friday afternoon ahead of a strong cold front. The strongest winds are likely to occur late Friday afternoon and are expected to decrease below warning levels by late Friday evening.

Modoc County, Northern and Eastern Klamath County, Western Lake County, Central and Eastern Lake County, Including the city of Valley Falls

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