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Klondike Fire

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Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3040 Biddle Rd. Medford OR. 97504 Oregon
Medford, OR 97504

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Smoke Report for TaylorCr/Klondike Fires 9/15/18

Klondike Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 9/15/2018

Fire

The Klondike Fire is 140,232 acres and is 64% contained. The fire added about 2,020 acres of growth yesterday from a combination of tactical firing towards containment, natural growth, and smoldering fuels. Drier conditions are expected today which may moderately increase natural growth in the interior.

Smoke Today

Smoke is impacting Medford and Ashland this morning with moderate to unhealthy conditions that may persist into the mid-to-late afternoon when winds shift to a southwesterly flow. Coastal communities should continue to experience mostly good conditions. Winds from the SW may bring drier winds to the fire creating conditions that allow burning in the interior to pick up.

Smoke Tomorrow

Wetter conditions are expected tomorrow, including a 60% chance of light wetting rains. This should moderate smoke impacts.

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