A mix of clouds and sun with gusty winds. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 67F. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph..
Rain ending this evening. Partial clearing overnight. Low 41F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Updated: January 23, 2017 @ 10:53 am
Fire Chief Larry Southard walks an area cleared by state prison crews around an Oracle home. He estimates that up to 15 percent of Oracle’s properties have been thinned. The heavy growth in the background is on a neighboring property.
Full-out preparation for fire season may not be enough in a year when winter disappeared.