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Smoke Report, Orleans Complex, August 29

Incident: Orleans Complex Wildfire
Released: 8/29/2017

Areas in the vicinity of the fires continue to be impacted heavily by smoke with a pattern of smoky days that clear out from the evening into the morning. Similar conditions can be expected again today. Air quality is worst during peaks in the afternoon for all areas. During the day, Happy Camp, Orleans, and Weitchpec will spend most of their time in Very Unhealthy and Hazardous conditions. Yreka, the Scott Valley, Weed, Etna, and Callahan will see Unhealthy and Very Unhealthy levels, and Hoopa and Willow Creek can expect USG and Unhealthy air quality. Areas closest to and adjacent from the fires will continue to see the worst air quality. 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].

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118 Fortuna Blvd. Fortuna California 95540
Eureka, CA 95501
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