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Smoke watch in southern Oregon this weekend

Keep an eye out for smoke over the weekend of September 25th and 26th. Wind this weekend could bring occasional wildfire smoke into parts of Klamath, Lake and Harney Counties. Smoke from the Fawn Fire in California could impact these areas over the weekend. Air quality conditions can change rapidly, check current conditions here, by downloading the free OregonAir app on your smartphone, or going to AirNow.gov .  Smoke can irritate the eyes and lungs and worsen some medical conditions. People most at risk include infants and young children, people with heart or lung disease, older adults and pregnant women. Protect yourself and your family when smoke levels are high: Stay inside if possible. Keep windows and doors closed. Avoid strenuous outdoor activity. Use high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters in indoor ventilation systems or portable air purifies. Or  create your own air purifying filter by following these instructions . Be aware

Air quality advisory for Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties

QUICK FACTS Location: Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties End date: Varies by location Smoke source: Fires in Oregon and Northern California The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Friday for Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Northern California. ** Información en español ** The following areas are under advisory: ·                   Jackson County until Friday evening due to fires in Oregon and Northern California. ·                   Klamath County until Sunday morning due to fires in Oregon and Northern California. Klamath County may see air quality improvement earlier on Saturday. ·                   Lake County until Sunday morning due to fires in Oregon and Northern California. Daily smoke forecasts for  Southern Oregon ,  Klamath Falls  and  Lane and Deschutes counties  are available from the  US Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program . These forecasts provide estim

Oregon Smoke Outlooks

Find the latest smoke outlooks for Oregon from the US Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program . Outlooks are updated daily at the link below. South Oregon Cascades (Rough Patch Complex, Devils Knob Complex and Jack Fire) Lane and Deschutes counties (Middle Fork Complex) Klamath Falls and Northern California (River Complex and Antelope Fire) Brookings, Cave Junction and California Coast (McCash Fire) Daily smoke forecasts for  Southern Oregon ,   Klamath Falls  and  Lane and Deschutes counties  are available from the  US Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program . These forecasts provide estimates of what times of day smoke might be better or worse in those areas.

Air quality advisory for southern Lake County, Detroit Lake area and Diamond Lake area

QUICK FACTS Location: Lake County and parts of Douglas, Linn and Marion counties End date: Friday afternoon Smoke source: Fires in Oregon and Northern California The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Monday for southern Lake County, the Detroit Lake area and Diamond Lake area due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Northern California. **  Información en español  ** The following areas are under advisory: ·                   Southern Lake County, including Lakeview, until Friday afternoon due to fires in Oregon and Northern California. ·                   Eastern Linn and Marion County, particularly near Detroit, until Friday afternoon due to the Bull Complex Fire. ·                   Eastern Douglas County, particularly near Diamond Lake, until Friday afternoon due the Devil’s Knob Complex Fire and the Rough Patch Fire. Daily smoke forecasts for  Southern Oregon ,  Klamath Falls  and  Lane and Deschutes counties  are available fr

Air quality advisory for Central, Eastern and Southern Oregon, plus parts of Oregon Cascades

  QUICK FACTS Location:  Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Harney, Jackson, Jefferson, Klamath, Linn, Lake, Lane, Malheur, Marion, Umatilla, Union and Wallowa counties End date:  Varies by location Smoke source:  Fires in Oregon and Northern California The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Lane Regional Air Protection Agency issued an air quality advisory Thursday for Central, Eastern and Southern Oregon, plus parts of Oregon Cascades due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Northern California. **  Información en español  ** The following areas are under advisory: ·                   Jackson, Klamath and Lake counties until at least Monday afternoon. ·                   Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Malheur, Umatilla, Union and Wallowa counties until at least Saturday morning. ·                   Eastern portions of Douglas, Lane, Linn and Marion counties depending on nearby fire activity until at least Monday afternoon. Daily smoke forecasts for 

Air quality advisory for Central Oregon and Southern Oregon, plus parts of Oregon Cascades and Eastern Oregon

QUICK FACTS Location: Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Harney, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Linn, Lake, Lane, Malheur and Marion counties End date: Thursday afternoon Smoke source: Fires in Oregon and Northern California The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Lane Regional Air Protection Agency issued an air quality advisory Tuesday for Central Oregon and Southern Oregon, plus parts of Oregon Cascades and Eastern Oregon due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Northern California. ** Información en español ** The following areas are under advisory: ·                  Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Grant, Harney, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake and Malheur counties until at least Thursday afternoon. ·                  Eastern portions of Douglas, Lane, Linn and Marion counties depending on nearby fire activity until at least Thursday afternoon.   Daily smoke forecasts for  Southern Oregon ,  Klamath Falls  and  Lane and Deschutes cou

Air quality advisory for parts of Southern and Central Oregon, Lane County and Santiam Canyon

QUICK FACTS UPDATE: DEQ extended the air quality advisory to include Crook and Grant counties through Tuesday afternoon. Location: Deschutes, Douglas, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath and Lane counties and Santiam Canyon End date: Varies by location Smoke source: Fires in Oregon Cascades and Northern California The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Lane Regional Air Protection Agency extended an air quality advisory Friday for Southern and Central Oregon, as well as Lane County and the Santiam Canyon, due to smoke from fires in the Oregon Cascades and Northern California. **  Información en español  ** The following areas are under advisory: ·                   Lane, Douglas and Josephine counties through Saturday late afternoon. Oakridge in eastern Lane County will likely continue to experience unhealthy air quality through the weekend or longer due to the nearby Middle Fork Complex Fire. ·                   Deschutes and Jefferson counties for inter