Due to the poor air quality, tonight's Eisenhower varsity football season and home opener against Pasco at Zaepfel Stadium has been moved to Hanford High School in Richland.
Similarly, West Valley has confirmed that the Rams home game against visiting Mercer Island has been cancelled.
This upcoming week is forecast to be excruciatingly hot here in the Yakima Valley, with high temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday expected to reach 107 degrees! Normally, the average high temp in July is 88.
Shot by amateur videographer and 94.5 KATS listener Erik Von Gohren on Thursday afternoon (7/6/17), this short clip shows how perilously close the Thorp Rd. blaze is getting to East Valley farms and orchards.