Chetco Bar Air Quality September 10, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco Bar Air Quality September 10, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Smoke impacts today will be generally moderate in communities surrounding the Chetco Bar fire. Light northeasterly winds will drift smoke generally southwest and down drainages into communities such as Brookings-Harbor and Gold Beach. Little smoke is likely in these coastal communities south of the fire this morning, then increasing later in the afternoon. Inland communities, including Cave Junction, will see a slow rise in smoke impacts through the day and tonight. Areas north and west of the fire, such as Gold Beach and Agness, are expected to see good conditions worsening to moderate later in the day. With warmer and drier weather, smoke impacts are likely to slowly increase with a forecast increase in fire activity. Fire: Low/Moderate fire behavior is expected today with an increasing trend over the next days, due to warmer, drier predicted weather. The fire is 182, 844 acres burned and is 5% contained.Other: The Brookings monitor is currently online. We are still working to…
Source: InsiWeb

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