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).

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

36 Pit Fire - Smoke Modeling Results for folks with a technical interest.

PNW-1.33km BlueSky Daily Run initialized at 2014-09-17 00Z
Note: This model output does not take into account smoke entering the area from other fires.

Smoke Areas of Highest Concentration valid Wednesday (9/17/14) at 6 pm PDT.
 At 6 pm this evening, smoke is modeled to be most dense in the higher elevations of the Mt. Hood National Forest 10-15 miles east and northeast of the fire activity, with light to moderate effects further away to the north and east.

Smoke Areas of Highest Concentration valid Thursday (9/18/14) at 6 am PDT.
By sunrise tomorrow (Thursday), the highest concentrations are modeled to be in and along the drainages local to the primary fire locations.

Smoke Areas of Highest Concentration valid Thursday (9/18/14) at noon PDT.
By noon Thursday, only light smoke impacts to the east-northeast are indicated by the model.

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