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, July 22, 2015

July 22, 2015, Update

Oregon Fire Potential: An upper trough will move through Oregon today and tomorrow bringing cool and cloudy conditions with some showers. Thunderstorms will develop over southern and eastern Oregon today although the main effects will be more cloudiness, cooler temperatures and higher humidity. Thunderstorm chances diminish through the end of the week before increasing again over the weekend across eastern Oregon. However, most of the thunderstorms are expected to possess wetting rain. upper trough will move through the area over the weekend before the ridge begins to build next week. The probability of new large fires developing through this weekend remains low.  There are still two fires ongoing in Oregon, although they are at full suppression:

Marion OR-WIF-150208. IMT3. 19 miles SE of Detroit, OR. Start 7/18. Full Suppression. Timber. Cause: Lightning. 121 acres (+0). 90% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Private land, fish hatchery, boy scout camp threatened.  

Corner Creek OR-OCF-000297. IMT3. 11 miles S of Dayville OR. Start 6/29. Full Suppression. Brush/Grass/Timber. Cause: Lightning. 29,660 acres (+0). 95% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Patrol and mop up operations ongoing.

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