Warming Up Again & Smoke Outlook

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A low pressure off-shore will be the man weather pattern through early next week. This will bring calmer winds overnight and more northerly, this means the heaviest smoke will head due south and even west at times. Smoke overnight will impact the Illinois Valley and Curry coast more so and during the day the smoke will be under the influence of stronger northwesterly winds. This will bring increasing daytime smoke to the Rogue and Applegate Valleys and areas east of the Cascades. This does not mean smoke will be gone at other times, but it will be less dense and so air quality will also change through the day.

Air quality will be fluctuating through the next week and you should check air quality levels before making outdoor plans. You can find current air quality levels as well and what precautions you should take under ‘Weather Links.”

Threat for thunderstorms returns in the Cascades and Siskiyou’s on Sunday and thunderstorms could move into Klamath and Lake county like we saw earlier this week. The potential for thunderstorms could continue into midweek, stay tuned to Newswatch12 for the latest.

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