Chetco Bar Fire Sept 10, 2017 Air Quality Outlook (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco Bar Fire Sept 10, 2017 Air Quality Outlook (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Smoke: Smoke impacts today will vary from light to heavy in communities surrounding the Chetco Bar fire. Light Northerly winds will drift smoke generally South and down drainages into communities such as Brookings-Harbor. A rise in smoke this morning is likely in these coastal communities South of the fire before clearing later in the afternoon. Inland communities, including Cave Junction, will see a slow rise in smoke impacts through the day that may reach Unhealthy at times by the afternoon/evening. Areas North and West of the fire, such as Gold Beach and Agness, are expected to see Good/Moderate conditions and possible haze overhead. With warmer and drier weather developing this weekend, 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. The fire is 182,244 acres burned and is 5%
Source: InsiWeb

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