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).


Sunday, September 3, 2017

Smoke Forecast for Miller Complex -- Sept. 3, 2017

Smoke Outlook:  Miller Complex  
Issued for: Sunday September 3, 2017

Fire Activity:  Miller Complex is reported at 17,965 acres (+1,954). 40% containment.. Weather and fuel conditions today are very similar to the last two days. The fire will continue to spread through backing and flanking once the inversion starts to break up. The potential for convection column development stll exists for today.
 
Smoke:  Conditions will be similar to the previous day with some slight improvements. Transport winds above the temperature/smoke inversions will be from the Southeast to Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Smoke inversion is moderate to strong developing around 3000 feet level. In the Evening hours, winds below the inversion will be downslope 1-3 mph after 2200 hours.  
 
Expect active fire behavior in the Whiskey Creek drainage today. In Division Zulu the fire has set up to make some upslope runs today and has the potential to reach the top of Nabob ridge.
Air Quality Outlook
Sites with air quality monitors
Site
Sunday
09/03
Monday
09/04
Tuesday
09/05
Notes for TODAY’s forecast
Provolt
Very Unhelathy
Unhealthy
USG
Smoky conditions throughout the day
Medford
Unhealthy
Unhealthy
USG
Smoky conditions throughout the day.
Ashland
Unhealthy
Unhealthy
USG
Smoky 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.
LimitedVery 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













 

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