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, July 26, 2017

Smoke Forecast for Chetco Bar Fire -- July 26, 2017

Smoke Forecast Outlook -  Chetco Bar Fire             
Issued for: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 
Air Resource Advisor: Paul Schlobohm (pschlobo@blm.gov)     



Smoke: Smoke will remain in the vicinity of the fire today, drifting west in the morning and east in the afternoon, but remaining in the high country.  Air quality will be good in Grants Pass, Cave Junction and the Illinois Valley, Agness, Gold Beach, and Brookings. 

Fire: Chetco Bar Fire activity continues to be minimal, growing 148 acres yesterday to 1840 acres.  Fire activity today and tomorrow is also expected to be light.

Other: Air quality monitors are located in Medford, Grants Pass, and Cave Junction.  A portable monitor will be installed today in Brookings and another has been ordered for Agness. 
Air Quality Outlook
Sites with air quality monitor
Site
Yesterday
Today
Tomorrow
Notes for today’s forecast
Cave Junction
Good
Good
Good
Good conditions throughout the day
Grants Pass
Good
Good
Good
Good conditions throughout the day





Sites without a monitor
Site
Yesterday
Today
Tomorrow
Notes for today’s forecast
Brookings
No data
Good
Good
Good conditions throughout the day
Disclaimer: Conditions may change quickly. These predictions are based on anticipated weather and fire activity. AQI estimates for sites do not represent a full 24-hour time period.  Instead they reflect a period of time within the day where smoke impacts would be greatest.
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
*Sensitive Groups include people with heart or lung disease, children, pregnant women and older adults

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