Thunderstorms passed through Yosemite National Park on Saturday, September 9, 2023, bringing 179 lightning strikes, a small amount of precipitation, and some...
August 4, 2021
Following a round of lightning in the afternoon on August 2nd, four new fires were identified on the south end of the Mt. Hood National Forest. Three of the fires, Janus, Cola and Ridge Fires are in the southeast corner of the Bull of the Woods Wilderness in the Janus Butte area. The fourth fire, Round Lake Fire was located in the Round Lake area east of the Bull of the Woods Wilderness. A fifth fire, Ogre Creek Fire was located on August 3rd in the same Round Lake area. The Janus Fire is the largest at approximately 300 acres as of the morning of August 4th. The remaining fires are all less than an acre.