Oregon Smoke Information

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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, August 9, 2017

News Release: DEQ issues air quality advisory for parts of Jackson County due to wildfire smoke

Statewide, OR—The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Jackson County Public Health officials are advising campers, outdoor recreation enthusiasts and schools that are having outdoor athletic practices to be aware of wildfire smoke around the communities of Shady Cove and Prospect, and around Crater Lake National Park.

The region has experienced air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, including young children, the elderly and those with asthma. The northeast portion of the county is known for outdoor recreation, including camping, and it's important that people know air quality conditions before heading out for the weekend. 

Read the full release at: http://www.oregon.gov/newsroom/Pages/NewsDetail.aspx?newsid=2207

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