Schaeffer Fire Announcement

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Schaeffer Fire Announcement

Air Quality Report July 16

Incident: Schaeffer Fire Wildfire
Released: 7/16/2017

FIRE, WEATHER AND SMOKE SYNOPSIS

Note: FINAL Air Quality Summary to be issued for the Schaeffer Fire

Fire Behavior Summary: Little change in the weather from yesterday. Today, temperatures in the fire area will be in the low to mid 80’s and humidity will be in the upper teens to low 20% range. Winds will be from the northwest this morning becoming southeast late morning to southwest, and primarily west in the afternoon. Temperatures will remain fairly constant over the next few days, as humidity slowly goes down.
Smoke Summary: Downwind communities especially Johnsondale, Kennedy Meadows and Kernville could see more smoke should fire activity increase. Inyokern and Ridgecrest may continue to see some morning smoke and afternoon haze.

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Sequoia National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1839 South Newcomb Street
Porterville, CA 93257
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