thunderstorm

Ward Fire update: 1,301 acres, 24% contained

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – A fire that started while thunderstorms were coming through Klamath County remains at just over 1,300 acres Monday. The Oregon Department of Forestry said the Ward Fire started on August 9 about 18 miles southwest of Klamath Falls. …

Wednesday night rains bring concerns for firefighters

Shady Cove, Ore. – Recent rains brought both relief and concerns for crews fighting the Flounce Fire burning north of Lost Creek Lake. The Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District said Wednesday’s evening’s thunderstorm that passed over the area brought up …

NWS: Strong thunderstorm hitting in Lake County

Lake County, Ore. – The National Weather Service said a strong thunderstorm will affect Lake County and eastern Klamath County Wednesday. A special weather statement from the agency said a thunderstorm 36 miles north of Lakeview is moving north at 10 miles-per-hour. …

Photos: Lightning above Klamath Falls

Brian Gailey Photography shared these dramatic photos of the lightning bolts striking the ground in Klamath Falls on July 24, 2017. You can check out more of Brian’s lightning photography and other works on his website: http://www.briangailey.com

Experts: If you hear thunder, seek shelter

Jackson County, Ore. – With widespread thunderstorms expected in our area, experts are issuing a warning directed toward anyone out enjoying southern Oregon lakes and rivers. The Army Corps of Engineers said while the storms are beautiful from a distance, they can …