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 Air Quality Now tab below
and click on DEQ's Air Quality Index 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).

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Heavy Smoke from the Canyon Creek Fire

Above: A photo taken around noon today from the Highway 26 viewpoint northeast of Prairie City.  Smoke from the Canyon Creek Fire was heading in northeast direction.
Above: An Environmental Beta Attenuation Monitor (EBAM) placed in Prairie City.  This machine measures the amount of smoke in the air (specifically PM 2.5).  Concentrations of smoke exceeded 500 ug/m3 today in the morning hours.

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