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Air quality advisory through Saturday for Southern Oregon, South Central Oregon and parts of Central Oregon

Statewide, OR—The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Wednesday for Southern Oregon, South Central Oregon, and parts of Central Oregon due to smoke from wildfires in California and Oregon. **  [ Información en español  ** The following areas are under air quality advisories: • Curry, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties through Saturday. Smoke is coming from wildfires in California. • Warm Springs Reservation through Saturday. Smoke is coming from the Lionshead Fire. Smoke and haze will be visible throughout much of Oregon, particularly in the Willamette Valley and along the Oregon Coast. However, the air quality outside of Southern Oregon and South Central Oregon is not expected to reach unhealthy levels. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke levels in these areas and air quality across the state. Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions by visiting the  Oregon Smoke Information Blog

Southwest Oregon smoke outlook

We're seeing smoke Tuesday in Southwest Oregon near the Slater and Devil fires. Here's the smoke outlook for Tuesday and Wednesday by Seth Morphis, the air resource advisor, assigned to the fires.  Special Statement Brace for impact! Although most of the forecast area will start the day with Good air quality, moderate to heavy smoke generated from active fires to the south, will return to the forecast area today. Fire The Slater and Devil fires remain active as crews continue to focus on line construction. More detailed information can be found at:  Slater/Devil Fires Inciweb Information Smoke Strong ridging will bring high temperatures and light, mainly terrain driven, surface winds today. Higher level transport winds will have a southerly component and will carry smoke from the very active fires to the south, northward into the forecast area starting this afternoon. Those in Happy Camp and the Seiad Valley will be the first to see smoke in the early afternoon and will likely

Wildfire smoke outlooks for Oregon | Pronósticos de humo para Oregón

Find the latest smoke outlooks from the U.S. Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program  for fires in Oregon.  Outlooks are updated daily at the links below: English:  Smoke Outlook: Willamette Valley (English) Smoke Outlook: Central Oregon (English) Smoke Outlook: Southwest Oregon (English) Smoke Outlook: Southern Oregon (English) Fire and Smoke Update: Warm Springs (from KWSO radio) Español: Pronóstico de humo: El valle de Willamette (español) Pronóstico de humo: El centro de Oregón (español) Pronóstico de humo: El suroeste de Oregón (español) Pronóstico de humo: El sur de Oregón (español) *Outlooks are produced by Air Resource Advisors deployed to active fires by the U.S. Forest Service. For this reason, outlooks are not available for every area of the state.

Air quality advisory through Wednesday for Southern Oregon and parts of Central Oregon

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Tuesday for Southern Oregon and south Central Oregon due to smoke from fires in Oregon and California. ** Información en español ** The following areas are affected: Josephine, Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties through Wednesday. Crook and Jefferson counties through Wednesday (intermittent smoke). DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in these areas. Although air quality has improved across much of the state since last week, areas near active fires, such as Cave Junction and Detroit, may continue to have smoke impacts. Health officials encourage people to open up windows and begin clearing out their indoor air once smoke levels have dropped into moderate (yellow) and good (green) categories. Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions by visiting the Oregon Smoke Information Blog , downloading the free OregonAIR app on your smartphone, or going to on the

Update for Sunday, Sept. 20: Some areas still affected by smoke

  As DEQ monitors air quality across Oregon, we are seeing some areas (Roseburg, Eugene, Mill City, and Cave Junction) that continue to be affected by residual smoke. While we anticipate improvement throughout the day for many of these areas, communities nearby active fires may continue to have smoke impacts throughout the remainder of the day. Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions by downloading the free OregonAIR app on your smartphone, or going to on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Now.

Air quality advisory extended through Saturday for Northwest, Central, Eastern and some parts of Southern Oregon

 The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality extended an air quality advisory through Saturday for Northwest, Central, Eastern and some parts of Southern Oregon due to smoke from fires in Oregon and California.  **  Información en español  **  Smoke is beginning to clear out of the I-5 corridor. Portland and Salem areas were still at the unhealthy  levels Friday morning, but should continue to improve throughout the day. The Columbia River Gorge, Central Oregon and Eastern Oregon are still in unhealthy to hazardous levels, but should start clearing out Saturday morning. Some communities in Southern Oregon, including Cave Junction and Provolt, are getting smoke from the Slater Fire, and may remain in unhealthy or hazardous levels through Saturday or longer.  Areas nearby active fires may continue to have smoke impacts.  Health officials encourage people to open up windows and begin clearing out their indoor air once smoke levels have dropped into moderate (yellow) and good (green) ca

Air quality update: Advisory lifted for Oregon Coast, smoke to remain elsewhere next couple of days

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency and the Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency updated an air quality advisory Wednesday for Oregon and Southwest Washington due to smoke from fires in Oregon, Washington and California. ** Información en español ** DEQ has lifted the air quality advisory for the Oregon Coast. The coast should stay clear through the weekend.  Health officials encourage people to open up windows and begin clearing out their indoor air once smoke levels have dropped into moderate (yellow) and good (green) categories. Updated air advisories cover: Western Oregon, Southwest Oregon and Southwest Washington , including the Portland-Vancouver metro area, Willamette Valley, Medford area, and Klamath Falls area. The advisory remains in place through end of Thursday and those areas should see clearing by Friday morning. Active wildfires may continue to produce smoke impacts for nearby areas. Columbia River Gorge and Central Orego

Air quality advisory for all of Oregon extended until Thursday [Aviso sobre la calidad del aire]

Sept. 14, 2020 - The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency and the Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency extended an air quality advisory Monday for all regions of Oregon and Southwest Washington due to smoke from fires in Oregon, Washington and California.  ** Información en español** DEQ expects the air quality advisory to last at least through Thursday. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Smoke levels are fluctuating between unhealthy (red) and hazardous (maroon) for Oregon and Southwest Washington. When smoke levels are hazardous everyone needs to take steps to protect themselves. Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions by visiting the Oregon Smoke Information Blog , downloading the free OregonAIR app on your smartphone, or going to on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Now . Smoke can irritate the eyes and lungs and worsen some medic

Air quality advisory statewide for Oregon [Aviso sobre la calidad del aire]

Sept. 10, 2020 - The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency and the Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency extended an air quality advisory Thursday for all regions of Oregon and Southwest Washington due to fires in Oregon, Washington and California . ** Información en español después de la información en inglés ** DEQ expects the air quality advisory to last until at least Monday afternoon. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in the state and Southwest Washington. Smoke levels are fluctuating between unhealthy for sensitive groups (orange) and hazardous (maroon) in these areas. When smoke levels are hazardous everyone needs to take steps to protect themselves. Areas closest to fires – such as Salem, Eugene, the Rogue Valley and Roseburg in Oregon, and Woodland in Washington – are having the worst smoke impacts. The Portland-Vancouver area will likely have air quality worsen beginning Thursday evening or Friday. Air qual

How to keep your indoor air clean | Cómo mantener limpio el aire en casa

How to keep your indoor air clean  (English) As wildfire smoke continues to impact many Oregonians, it’s important to stay indoors and keep the indoor air quality as clean as possible.  ** Información en español después de la información en inglés ** How to keep your indoor air clean: If you have an air conditioning unit, run it with the fresh-air intake closed and make sure the filter is clean. Run a HEPA air purifier or learn how to make your own clean air fan in this easy to follow Do-It-Yourself (DIY) clean air fan instructional video , available in English , Spanish and Korean . The videos are courtesy of the Washington Department of Ecology. Additional written instructions and a materials list is available in this DIY Air Filter Fact Sheet . Please never leave your DIY clean air fan running unattended as there is an increased risk for the fan motor to overheat, which could cause a fire. Learn even more about what you can do to reduce the health effects of wildfire smoke by visit

North Central Oregon Smoke Outlook Wednesday September 9, 2020 (spanish translation)

 

North Central Oregon Smoke Outlook Wednesday September 9, 2020

 

Columbia River Oregon Smoke Outlook Wednesday September 9, 2020

 
Air quality advisory for Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley, Southwest Washington, Southern Oregon [Aviso sobre la calidad del aire] Statewide, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency and the Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency extended an air quality advisory Tuesday for the Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley, Southwest Washington and Southern Oregon due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Washington. ** Información en español después de la información en inglés ** Smoke levels are fluctuating between unhealthy for sensitive groups (orange) and hazardous (maroon) in these areas. Areas closest to fires – near Detroit, Florence, Chiloquin and Eugene – are having the worst smoke impacts. Several roads are closed in these areas. Check TripCheck for the latest information. DEQ expects the air quality advisory to last until at least Thursday afternoon. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in these areas. Smoke levels

Columbia River Oregon Smoke Outlook for Tuesday September 8, 2020

 

North Central Oregon Smoke Outlook Tuesday September 8th, 2020

 

Air quality advisory for Portland, Willamette Valley, Columbia River Gorge and Central Oregon [Aviso sobre la calidad del air]

Portland, Ore.— The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory on Monday for the Portland Metro area, Willamette Valley, Columbia River Gorge and Central Oregon due to smoke from wildfires in Oregon and Washington. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in these areas. **Información en español abajo** The following areas are affected: Portland metro area through Tuesday afternoon. Smoke is coming from wildfires in Oregon and Washington. Central and Southern Willamette Valley through Tuesday afternoon. Smoke is coming from the Lionshead and Beachie Creek fires. Hood River, Wasco, Gillam and Sherman counties through Tuesday afternoon. Smoke is coming from wildfires in Washington. Deschutes, Jefferson and Crook counties through Tuesday afternoon. Smoke is coming from the Lionshead Fire and wildfires in Washington.   Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions

North Central Oregon Smoke Outlook Monday September 7th, 2020 (spanish translation)

 

Columbia River Oregon Smoke Outlook for Monday September 7, 2020

 

North Central Oregon Smoke Outlook for Monday September 7th, 2020

 

Air quality advisory for Jackson, Klamath, Lake and Deschutes counties [Aviso sobre la calidad del air]

Medford, Ore.— The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory on Sunday for Southern Oregon, south Central Oregon and Central Oregon due to smoke from wildfires in California and Oregon. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in these areas. **Información en español abajo** The following areas are affected: Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties through Monday night. Smoke is coming from California wildfires. Deschutes County through Monday night. Smoke is coming from the Lionshead Fire. Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions on  DEQ’s Air Quality Index  or by downloading the free OregonAIR app on your smartphone. Smoke can irritate the eyes and lungs and worsen some medical conditions. Young children, adults over 65, pregnant women, and people with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory conditions are most at risk. Protect your health when smoke levels are high: Stay inside if possible. Keep window