Update – 08/23/15 – Sunny and clear skies this week, cooler over the weekend.

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70°F – We saw a degree or so of cooling today in the foothills over yesterday’s highs (we reached 86° at the Shores). The delta breeze was a bit stronger than forecast which knocked down our high temps just a tad. More nice weather is in store here in the foothills this coming work week […]

** Update 08/18/15 ** Sunny and Cooler This Week

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77°F – We saw a couple of degrees cooling today over yesterday in the foothills as high pressure continues to flatten in response to weak weather systems passing to our north. This trend will continue throughout the week as we see a few degrees cooling each day. Cooling should continue into next weekend and into […]

Weather Update – 08/17/15, Gradual Cooling Trend this Week

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79°F – High pressure to our south and west brought a couple of days of hot, dry weather to the foothills, which made a toasty end to the Nevada County Fair. We reached a high of 96 degrees here at the Shores, but with very low humidity and dewpoints, the heat index made it feel […]

Cascade Shores Weather – Update 08/10/15

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64°F – Mostly clear and tranquil conditions are the weather words for the next several days. We are seeing a fairly progressive pattern for mid August as a low pressure trough lingers off the west coast sending minor disturbances through the pacific NW, dipping into far northern CA. That will bring us milder temperatures with […]

*** Weather and Fire update 08/03/15 ***

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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 […]

*** 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 […]