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Orleans Complex Smoke Report, August 30, 2017

Incident: Orleans Complex Wildfire
Released: 8/30/2017

Areas in the vicinity of the fires continue to be impacted by smoke, with a pattern of smoky days that clear out from the evening into the morning. Yesterday saw more clearing than in previous days and similar conditions can be expected again today. Air quality is worst during peaks in the late morning into the afternoon for all areas. During the day, Happy Camp and Seiad Valley will see the worst air quality and will be Very Unhealthy overall. Yreka, Weed, the Scott Valley, Callahan, Sawyers Bar, and Orleans will mainly see Unhealthy with potential for some Very Unhealthy conditions at times. Weitchpec, Willow Creek, and Hoopa can expect Moderate to USG overall with potential for some Unhealthy levels in the afternoon. Weaverville is expected to have Good air quality today but may see some periods of Moderate 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].

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Six Rivers National Forest
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118 Fortuna Blvd. Fortuna California 95540
Eureka, CA 95501
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