Rain has been falling along the coast throughout the day, but showers arrived later Wednesday evening for Jackson and Josephine Counties. As we go through the overnight hours, this band of rainfall associated with a cold front will gradually shift eastward into the Klamath Basin.
Fire season ended on Wednesday for Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands in Southwest Oregon. rainfall of at least one-half inch was recorded in many parts of the district, which includes state, private, county, city and Bureau of Land Management forest lands.
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.
Klamath Falls residents who want to get a close look at a partial eclipse of the sun will get their chance Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Klamath County Museum.The museum will feature an 11-inch telescope equipped with a solar filter available during the unusual event.