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Smoke watch in southern Oregon this weekend

Keep an eye out for smoke over the weekend of September 25th and 26th. Wind this weekend could bring occasional wildfire smoke into parts of Klamath, Lake and Harney Counties. Smoke from the Fawn Fire in California could impact these areas over the weekend. Air quality conditions can change rapidly, check current conditions here, by downloading the free OregonAir app on your smartphone, or going to AirNow.gov .  Smoke can irritate the eyes and lungs and worsen some medical conditions. People most at risk include infants and young children, people with heart or lung disease, older adults and pregnant women. Protect yourself and your family when smoke levels are high: Stay inside if possible. Keep windows and doors closed. Avoid strenuous outdoor activity. Use high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters in indoor ventilation systems or portable air purifies. Or  create your own air purifying filter by following these instructions . Be aware

Air quality advisory for Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties

QUICK FACTS Location: Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties End date: Varies by location Smoke source: Fires in Oregon and Northern California The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Friday for Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Northern California. ** Información en español ** The following areas are under advisory: ·                   Jackson County until Friday evening due to fires in Oregon and Northern California. ·                   Klamath County until Sunday morning due to fires in Oregon and Northern California. Klamath County may see air quality improvement earlier on Saturday. ·                   Lake County until Sunday morning due to fires in Oregon and Northern California. Daily smoke forecasts for  Southern Oregon ,  Klamath Falls  and  Lane and Deschutes counties  are available from the  US Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program . These forecasts provide estim

Oregon Smoke Outlooks

Find the latest smoke outlooks for Oregon from the US Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program . Outlooks are updated daily at the link below. South Oregon Cascades (Rough Patch Complex, Devils Knob Complex and Jack Fire) Lane and Deschutes counties (Middle Fork Complex) Klamath Falls and Northern California (River Complex and Antelope Fire) Brookings, Cave Junction and California Coast (McCash Fire) Daily smoke forecasts for  Southern Oregon ,   Klamath Falls  and  Lane and Deschutes counties  are available from the  US Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program . These forecasts provide estimates of what times of day smoke might be better or worse in those areas.