Jason Morash


Jason is the newest member of the KZYX news team. He's quickly made a great impression as he has been keep the community updated on road conditions during our recent storms.

Anne Murray Schaefer, courtesy of Mendonoma Sightings

An upper ridge will bring dry conditions, mild afternoons, and cool nights for the next seven days. Some clouds may develop along the coast during that time; otherwise the skies will be clear.


On the seas, high pressure will bring light winds and low waters. The waves are expected to grow slightly on Thursday.


Two-day forecast


The coast tonight will see clear skies with lows in the mid-40s. On Thursday, Fort Bragg is forecast to see more clear weather with highs in the upper-50s and similar lows.


Mendocino County Air Quality Management District

In the midst of cooler weather and recent rains Cal Fire reminds everyone that burn permits are still suspended for residential and outdoor burning.


The agency also asks residents to prepare and take precautions to prevent wildfires. For more information visit readyforwildfire.org.


In order for hazardous fuel conditions to subside, Mendocino Unit representative Tricia Austin said it will take multiple wet storms. 

The structure fire which erupted in Brooktrails Sunday and destroyed four rental units was caused by a cannabis extraction lab explosion.


According to Brooktrails Fire Department Chief Daryl Schoeppner, the fire started around 9:30 p.m. in one of the units located in the 24 thousand block of Birch Street. Further details into the fire's cause weren't released, but the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office did confirm to The Willits News that the extraction lab ignited the blaze.


Courtesy of the Lake County Sheriff's Office