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Orleans Complex Air Quality - Aug. 13, 2017

Incident: Orleans Complex Wildfire
Released: 8/13/2017

Smoke: Increased smoke production from several fires yesterday are impacting communities in the Northern Klamath River drainage and Scott Valley.

The communities surrounding Happy Camp, Yreka, Fort Jones, Etna and Callahan should see the heaviest smoke impacts. In these areas, air quality is expected to hover between moderate and USG (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups). Fort Jones isseeing the highest impacts and could reach unhealthy at times today. Winds shifting Northwesterly this afternoon should increase impacts in the Callahan and Mt. Shasta region this evening. Hazy skies and moderate conditions should remain in communities on the Southern end of Klamath River drainage, including Hoopa and Willow Creek.

Fire: Orleans:https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5430/
Cedar: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5482/

Other: Smoke drifting Southeast from fires in Oregon will contribute to hazy conditions this afternoon.

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118 Fortuna Blvd. Fortuna California 95540
Eureka, CA 95501

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