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Lions Fire

Unit Information

Sierra National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Clovis, CA 93611

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Air Quality Report 7-5-2018

Lions Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 7/5/2018

Air Quality Report 7-5-2018


Heavy dead and down fuels are highly susceptible to ember

cast; isolated interior torching will remain a concern for

spotting up to ½ mile each afternoon and evening. Although

the fire has remained within containment lines for several

days of wind testing, the possibility does exist for spotting and



Impacts from California fires continues to decrease. Expect

some haze today. Smoke from Lions Fire will be visible near

the fire area. Impacts will be limited to evening hours when

smoke descends to the surface.


Breezy afternoon and evening winds today through Friday will

bring periods of hazardous fire weather conditions to western

Nevada and northeast California. Winds weaken to more

typical zephyr strength with hotter conditions for the weekend

and early next week as an upper ridge builds overhead.