Oregon Smoke Information

Map Notes:


The map above is not able to show all state air quality monitors. To see the whole set, go to the left column, under Hot Links
and click on DEQ Air Quality map which will bring up a map with many additional state monitors. Round icons represent permanent state air quality monitors, triangular icons represent temporary smoke monitors (when deployed).


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

36 Pit Fire Smoke and Air Quality Report for 9/24/14

36 Pit Fire
Smoke and Air Quality Report for 9/24/14
Rain, over 68,000,000 gallons of it spread out over the fire thus far today (and it’s only 8 am and there’s more coming)!  Some smoke will still be produced, but no significant air quality impacts are expected over the forecast period.
36 Pit Fire Report (prepared by Mike Broughton, Air Resource Advisor)­­­­

Air Quality Outlook (Particulate Matter less than 2.5 µm in diameter)
Site
Wednesday
Sept 24, 2014
Wednesday
night
Sept 24, 2014
Thursday
Sept 25, 2014
Friday
Sept 26, 2014
Estacada, Springwater, Dodge
Good
Good to Moderate
Good
Good
Hwy 26 Corridor
(Sandy to Rhododendron)
Good
Good
Good
Good
Molalla
Good
Good
Good
Good
Willamette Valley
Good
Good
Good
Good

AQI Index (µg/m3)
Potential Health Impacts
Actions to Protect Yourself
Good (0-12)
Air quality is satisfactory and poses little or no health risk.
None

Moderate (13-35)
Air quality is acceptable for most. There may be moderate health concern for a small number of sensitive people.
Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.



For more information see the Oregon Smoke blog: http://oregonsmoke.blogspot.com
Air Quality data can be viewed at: http://www.deq.state.or.us/aqi/index.aspx

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