Summer’s Last Stand

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The warm and dry air is quickly moving back into the region just in time for summer’s final weekend. Fall officially kicks off at 7:29pm Monday night and the storms (yes, storms) coming next week will have a very Fall feel to them, but first … Friday night … Continue reading »

Sunny & Warm for Final Weekend of Summer

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Time to say your goodbyes…summer is almost done. Fall officially begins Monday at 7:29 p.m. It’s going out with a bang though, it’s only fitting that the final weekend of summer 2014 is closer to record setting than normal. High pressure has taken over, clearing our skies and shifting our winds … Continue reading »

Summer Is Back (For The Weekend Anyway)

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A bit warmer as highs returned to the 70s for the valleys, upper 60s at the coast. And some actually rain! About a quarter of an inch on the south coast, trace amounts to a couple of sprinkles inland. Showers have pretty much wrapped up for the day … Continue reading »

Chances for Rain Ending, Heat Returning

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Wednesday was the coldest day this month with a high of just 71° in Eugene. The jet stream has brought in a colder air mass from the north while an area of low pressure off the coast of the Oregon/California boarder is sending clouds and showers our way. Coos Bay … Continue reading »

Summer Will Return

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The Stormtracker 9 live radar finally lit up today with some light showers as the low sitting offshore continues to slowly inch towards Northern California. It’ll keep some light showers (with most of it not hitting the ground) into the overnight hours and most of the day on … Continue reading »

Rain is on the Way!

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Today is the first day in while where it actually looks like fall is just around the corner. Clouds have rolled in across much of the state and Stormtracker 9 Lave Radar is even picking up scattered showers, although most of this is still evaporating before it reaches the ground. … Continue reading »

Summer Not Ready To Pack It In

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Nice to see some changes coming over the next couple of days in the forecast with cooler, more humid air heading in with some actual showers by Thursday. A huge help for fire crews and the air quality in the valley. Tomorrow we’ll see some activity offshore close … Continue reading »

Could We See 90° Again in 2014?

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: I always say, never say never, but eventually the likelihood of us reaching 90° becomes near impossible, especially in the final 3 months of the year. The latest we’ve ever hit 90° in Eugene is October 5th. That happened in 1980. The average last 90° day is September 10th, which … Continue reading »

Finally Cooling Off

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Smoky skies all across the central and southern valley today as two separate fire complexes have smoke drifting into the region. Air quality has been reduced to moderate and even unhealthy for sensitive groups around Corvallis and Salem. But changes are coming that will not only help the … Continue reading »

Chance for Rain this Week

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Now that there are only 7 days left in summer, this final 7-day forecast is actually looking like fall is just around the corner. Today however will look very much like summer. High pressure is still in control and we’re headed back to the 90s again today. This will be … Continue reading »

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