New fire stopped fast off Skyliners Road west of Bend

A small wildfire broke out west of Bend off Skyliners Road late Monday morning and was quickly caught by crews at about an acre, officials said.

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Local Alert Forecast

Local Alert Weather Forecast, Mon., Aug. 29, 2016 

Good Monday Morning, Everyone...

Just enough high pressure remains over the region to give us another sunny, warm day, but those looking for a break in the heat will find relief in the forecast. Under sunny skies today's highs will reach the low90's and NW breezes will pick up to 10-15 mph.

Skies will stay mostly clear tonight. Lows will be in the upper 40's to low 50's with light SW breezes.

A few clouds in the sky tonight will be the first marker of change. The cool down begins tomorrow and it will last to the end of the week. With an increased cloud cover will come a chance of scattered showers beginning Wednesday that are likely to stay with us through Friday. Next weekend will see temps in the mid 70’s under partly cloudy skies.

...in the NewsChannel 21 Weather Center, I'm Bob Shaw...

HAVE A SPARKLING DAY IN CENTRAL OREGON!

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7 Day Forecast

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Current Conditions

86° F
30° C
Clear
Bend
  • Feels Like: 86° F 30° C
  • Wind: 8 mph 13 kph at West
  • Humidity: 18%
  • Dew point: 37° F 3° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 6:25 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:45 PM PDT
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91° F
33° C
Smoke
Redmond
  • Feels Like: 91° F 33° C
  • Wind: 14 mph 22 kph at South
  • Humidity: 6%
  • Dew point: 16° F -9° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 6:24 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:45 PM PDT
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6 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.
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NWS Central Oregon reporting locations

Bend: --- AIRPORT
Redmond: --- AIRPORT
La Pine: ODT62 (US 97 MP 167) --- HWY 97 & Reed Rd/1st St.
Madras: KS33 (Madras Municipal Airport) --- AIRPORT
Prineville: APRSWXNE:E6045 Prineville coordinates: 44° 13' 17.57", -120° 48' 45.69"
Sisters: MesoWest: ODT52 (US 20 MP 100) --- HWY 20 & W McKinney Butte Rd.
Sunriver: APRSWXNET:D9658 Sunriver coordinates: : 43° 52’ 39.5”, -121° 30' 51.3"
Warm Springs: APRSWXNET:C2426 --- Spring Ave. & Wasco St.