August 27, 2017 Orleans Complex Smoke Report
Incident: Orleans Complex Wildfire
Areas in the vicinity of the fires were impacted heavily by smoke yesterday, and can expect similar conditions today. Areas closest to and adjacent from the fires will continue to see the worst air quality. Smoke will settle in valleys but is expected to begin mixing out in the afternoon into the evening. Happy Camp, Seiad Valley, the Scott Valley, Yreka, Sawyers Bar, Orleans, Hoopa Valley, and Weitchpec can expect Unhealthy to Sensitive Groups to hazardous conditions. Air quality in Weed, Callahan, and Willow Creek will likely have good to Unhealthy to Sensitive Groups levels. Drivers should be aware of limited visibility and changes in traffic flow. Information on the health effects of smoke and what you can do to reduce your smoke exposure can be found at [https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/wildfires/smoke.html].