Tuesday afternoon, as expected, winds were gusting to near 40 miles per hour again near Weed. We will not see this change for Wednesday. A fire weather warning is already in effect for central Siskiyou County, which includes the Shasta Valley...
CAL Fire is reporting this morning that the Boles Fire is 375 acres and 20 percent contained. Over 100 structures have been damaged or destroyed. The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office said that as of Tuesday morning ninety-five people were utilizing the Red Cross shelters at the local high schools.
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.
Newswatch 12 is teaming up with Goodwill to help victims of the Boles Fire. Goodwill is part of a multi-agency response team that includes the American Red Cross to address the immediate needs of the people affected by the Boles Fire
The Onion Mountain Fire is now just shy of 3,000 acres. Fire officials said an infrared flight helped them to see the real progress of the fire. They said it is now at 2 percent containment. The level one evacuations put in place Monday are expected to remain the same Tuesday.
Due to increased fire activity of the Happy Camp Complex the northeast, the Siskiyou County sheriff is issuing Advisory Evacuations to residents in all areas of Mill Creek Road five miles east of Scott River Road.