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Jolly Mountain Fire News Release

Air Quality Outlook - September 20th, 2017

Incident: Jolly Mountain Fire Wildfire
Released: 9/20/2017

Smoke: Air quality is generally good with the exception of moderate air quality in the overnight hours in Cle Elum. Expect the trend to continue into Thursday and Friday as more Pacific moisture effects the fire areas.

Fire: The Jolly Mountain fire is currently burning in the Yakima River basin on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, north of Cle Elum, WA. The current fire size is 36,808 acres an increase of 0 acres Minimal fire behavior. The Uno Peak fire is currently burning north of Lake Chelan with a current size of 8,726 acres an increase of 0 acres. Minimal fire behavior. The Norse Peak fire is burning northwest of Yakima. The current size is 52,056 acres a decrease of 446 acres. Minimal fire behavior.

Other: Precipitation in the area will continue into Friday. After Friday, a drying trend may lead to increase smoke production. There is a possibility of moderate smoke condition in the overnight hours.

Unit Information

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Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Incident Contact

Cle Elum Ranger Station
Phone: 509-852-1100
Hours: 8 AM - 4 PM

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