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August Complex

Unit Information

Mendocino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
825 N. Humboldt Ave.
Willows, CA 95988

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Incident Contacts

North Zone August Complex
Email: 2020.elkhorn@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-628-0039
Hours: Daily 8am to 8pm

South Zone August Complex
Email: 2020.augustcomplex.south@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-640-1168
Hours: Daily 8am to 5pm

Smoke Outlook September 24th

August Complex Wildfire
News – 9/24/2020

Warm and dry weather conditions continue today with wind from the southwest and west pushing smoke to the northeast and east in the Central Valley. In the North section of the August Complex the combination of terrain driven smoke, and early coastal mist along with a morning inversion may pool smoke in the valleys and low lying areas limiting visibility to 11.i 

- 2  miles (early morning),  later increasing to 4-6 miles in the 

afternoon. Smoke from the south section of the fire will track south-to-south easterly m the day following the terrain. later shifting to the east. USG to Moderate conditions are expected ovemight in the foothill areas strongly affected by the settling of down drainage smoke.