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Air Quality Advisory Issued for Humboldt County: Klamath River Drainage

Incident: Orleans Complex Wildfire
Released: 8/3/2017


Issued August 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Air Quality Advisory

Unhealthy Conditions

For the following areas:

HUMBOLDT COUNTY: Klamath River Drainage (Orleans, Weitchpec Area).

Smoke levels in these areas have been classified as Unhealthy to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups and are creating a health hazard. Air quality will remain diminished as inversion conditions continue to affect smoke in the Klamath River drainage. Smoke conditions will not significantly clear out but continue to spread and sit along the drainage. These conditions could be problematic for those with health conditions. Smoke levels continue to be monitored. Updates will be provided as conditions change.

People are recommended to restrict outdoor activity.

Symptoms that may be related to excess smoke exposure include:

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