Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3040 Biddle Rd. Medford OR. 97504 Oregon
Medford, OR 97504
Smoke: Smoke production is expected to increase today with moderate fire behavior. Winds from the north and northeast will push smoke toward coastal areas including Gold Beach, Brookings and further south into northern California. Highway 101 may see reduced visibility in some areas. Periods of Unhealthy air may be experienced in coastal towns by this afternoon /evening. Inland, in the Cave Junction, Grants Pass, Medford and other Rogue Valley communities, moderate conditions this morning are expected to worsen through the day, possibly reaching periods of unhealthy. This is due to smoke from several regional fires impacting this zone.
Fire: A generally increasing fire behavior trend is expected today across southwest Oregon. Chetco Fire Information: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5385/ Miller Complex: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5514/
Other: A smoke monitor has been installed in Agness and is now reporting. Awaiting the arrival of a new monitor for Gold Beach.