Orleans Complex Smoke Report, Septmeber 1, 2017
Incident: Orleans Complex Wildfire
As high pressure continues to build over the region, smoke from increasing and ongoing fire activity remains stagnant. Poor air quality is expected to impact communities for the next several days. Peaks in the morning into the afternoon and in the evening will be the most severe for all areas. During the day, Happy Camp and Seiad Valley will see the worst air quality and may be Hazardous overall. Yreka, the Scott Valley, Callahan, Sawyers Bar, Orleans, and Weitchpec will mainly see Unhealthy and Very Unhealthy conditions. Weed, Hoopa, Willow Creek, and Weaverville can expect air quality ranging from Unhealthy to Sensitive Groups to Very Unhealthy. 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].