Air Quality Outlook - September 19th, 2017
Incident: Jolly Mountain Fire Wildfire
Smoke Forecast Outlook issued September 19th, 2017
Outlook for Central Washington Smoke
Smoke: Smoke is at a low point currently. Good air quality dominates the Central Washington area. Expect good air quality throughout the area over the next several days. Patchy areas of smoke and haze are possible.
Fire: The Jolly Mountain Fire is currently burning int he Yakima River Basin on teh Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, north of Cle Elum, WA. The current fire size is 36,808 acres. The Uno Peak Fire is burning north of Lake Chelan with a current size of 8,726 acres. The Norse Peak fire is burning northwest of Yakima. The current size is 52,502 acres.
Other: A moist weather system is working it's way into the Pacific Northwest. Precipitation on all fire areas is expected today. as long as the cool and moist conditions persist, smoke production will decrease.