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 2, 2015

Wednesday Sept. 2nd 2015 Canyon Creek Fire

Smoke Synopsis:
Today
Smoke production from the fire is likely to reduce today from previous day’s levels with cooler weather forecasted for the next few days. Smoke is modelled to travel southeast of the fire in the direction of Drewsey and Juntura but light in concentration,
Tomorrow
Early morning, smoke will be present in valley bottoms from the previous day.  Smoke is modelled to once again travel to the southeast of the fire.


Air Quality Outlook:
Site
Wednesday Sept 2nd, 2015
AQI
Thursday Sept 3rd, 2015
AQI
Friday Sept. 4th, 2015
AQI
Comments for Today
John Day
Good
Good
Moderate
Clear all day.
Mt. Vernon
Good
Good
Moderate
Clear all day
Dayville
Good
Good
Good
Light smoke
Prairie City
Good
Good
Moderate
Best air quality in the afternoon, some smoke in the morning.
Seneca
Good
Good
Moderate
Light smoke in the morning, clear afternoon
Disclaimer: these data have been obtained from automated instruments and have not been subjected to a quality assurance review to determine their accuracy. They are presented for public awareness and should not be considered final. Conditions such as power outages and equipment malfunctions can produce invalid data.
AQI Index
Actions to Protect Yourself
Good
None
Moderate
Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups - USG
People with heart or lung disease, children and older adults should reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.  Everyone else should limit prolonged or heavy exertion.
Unhealthy
The following groups should avoid all physical outdoor activity: People with heart or lung disease, children and older adults.  Everyone else should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion.
Very Unhealthy
Everyone should avoid any outdoor exertion; people with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly and children should remain indoors.
Hazardous
The following groups should remain indoors and keep activity levels low: People with heart or lung disease; children and older adults. Everyone else should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion

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