84°F – Things are finally calming down locally both with the fires and weather-wise too. The Lowell Fire is now 85% contained with minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. Full containment is expected by Aug 10th. Many of the firefighters have been re-deployed to fight other fires in the state, such as the 60.000 […]
95°F – Good news and more good news today. Fire crews have been working around the clock on the Lowell fire, keeping the fire within containment lines and hitting remaining hot spots. The fire has gained not any more ground and has remained at 2303 acres burned, with 60% containment. Full containment is expected by […]
80°F – North winds are increasing over the area late this morning. The switch in wind direction will tend to push the direction of the fire from NE to more in the SE direction away from Cascade shores. So far, the fire has burned 1,700 acres, is 20% contained and thankfully, no structures have been […]
65°F – Cascade Shores Weather facebook page and website is officially back online and posting. Many residents evacuated the Cascade Shores area late yesterday afternoon due to mandatory evacuations, myself included. Today, as of 8 PM this evening, mandatory evacuations remain in place for the Cascade Shores area south of Banner Quaker Rd with an […]
** NOTICE ** Lowell Hill fire about 4 miles east of Cascade Shores headed in this direction. Cascade Shores residents with land lines are receiving calls from 911 emergency for Cascade Shores residents to prepare to evacuate. This may be my last update for awhile as I am packing as well.