Increasing Smoke Inland Thursday

A weak front remains just offshore, where most of the cloud cover currently lies as well. Not much will come of this system other than cloud cover. The Coast will be under clouds through the end of the week with light sprinkles possible, but inland areas should continue to see mostly sunny conditions Thursday. Winds … Continue reading »

Smoke Will Travel Further West

A weak offshore flow is now beginning to develop across the region. This is due to a new air mass that is allowing for a thermal heat low to form. The counter clockwise flow around this is bringing that offshore flow, along with smoke and haze to Curry County. This pattern will continue into the … Continue reading »

Air Quality Impacts Next Few Days

A cooler and new air mass is now settling in. This air mass is stable, bringing dry conditions but breezy afternoon winds. The humidities are higher and this has helped crews, but the firefighting efforts are battling average wind speeds in the teens with gusts even highers. This will be the trend again into Monday, … Continue reading »