Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3040 Biddle Rd.
Medford, OR 97504
Smoke Outlook for 9/02 - 9/03
SW Oregon - Taylor Creek and Klondike Fires
Issued at: 2018-09-02 06:52 PDT
Outlook for SW Oregon
The northern portion of the Klondike Fire remains active, and is where most acreage growth has been
occurring. Additional fire activity is occurring east of Pearsoll Peak in the southern portion of
the Klondike Fire.
Klondike: 104,228 acres and 40% contained Taylor Creek: 52,839 acres and 95% contained
Smoke this morning has continued to push south of west, occasionally impacting Gold Beach and
Brookings areas. Northeast winds continue today and will likely keep smoke impacts confined to the
Brookings area and the Rogue River- Siskiyou NF south of the fire. Look for similar conditions on
Monday with winds remaining north-northeast.
Medford and Ashland areas could see some smoke from the Terwilliger Fire and other nearby fires
this evening, but overall expect air quality to remain good.
Sensitive groups should take precautions and limit time outdoors when smoke is present. Pay
attention to changing conditions and visibility, especially while driving.
For specific health actions in your area consult the AQI chart below. Smoke Outlooks for
surrounding areas (i.e. Medford)
can be found at: https://wildlandfiresmoke.net/outlooks/