*** Lowell Fire and Weather Update 07/30/15 ***


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 […]

*** Lowell fire Update 07/27/15 11:45AM ***


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 […]

*** Lowell Fire and Weather Update *** 07/26/2015


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 […]

Evacuation Notice for Cascade Shores – 07/25/2015


** 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.  

Cascade Shores Weather – 07/20/2015


81°F – We’ve been seeing a nice stretch of pleasant weather the past several days here at the Shores with highs in the 80’s with lower dewpoints, making it feel more comfortable. Dewpoints should be rising some over the next couple of days (more humid) as the remnants of Hurricane Dolores is moving north from […]

** Feels like September **


65°F – It’s feeling more like late September this morning at the Shores as a trough lingers off the California coast with clouds, mild temperatures and a strong onshore flow. Other than a few showers and T storms in the northern mountains today, most of us will stay dry. Foothill Forecast – Partly to mostly […]

Cascade Shores Weather – 07/02/2015


91°F – Relief is in sight! The oppressive hot weather we’ve been experiencing lately will come to an end, but it will take several days to cool down. The Monsoonal high that’s been controlling our weather pattern will slowly shift east over the next week, allowing the delta breeze to eventually move in. So, the […]

Weather update 06/30/2015


88° – The cool down over the weekend was brief as temperatures are on the rise once again here in Western Nevada County. The 4 corners high pressure ridge situated in the desert SW will continue to bring us hot weather for the next several days with Sierra thunderstorms likely, mainly south of Lake Tahoe. […]

Weather Update – 06/26/2015

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80°F – Our high temperature yesterday at the Shores was a sizzling 92 degrees. Temperatures around the foothills ranged from the low 90’s to over 100 in the Penn Valley area. Today should be a couple of degrees hotter with foothill highs in the mid 90’s to the low to mid 100’s in the Penn […]

Beautiful Summer Weather to Continue


76°F – Strong high pressure over Southern California, combined with a trough in the the Pacific northwest will give us a dry southwesterly flow aloft with an onshore flow from the coast. That will keep our temperatures from heating up as much as they could for this time of year. As a result, look for […]