Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
National Park Service
47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271
Current fire size is 141,600 acres with a growth of 4,092 acres
and containment has grown to 33%. Today will see weather
patterns similar to yesterday with the exception of an upper
level disturbance resulting in gusty ridgetop winds and sudden
changes in wind direction. Critical thresholds for increased fire
behavior will remain present in the afternoon hours with
potential for flareups and spotting. Burnout operations are
expected on the Northwest perimeter. Fire info, visit
Air quality across the outlook area is expected to remain
Unhealthy with a few areas of Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.
With burnout operations underway, smoke may increase at
times. However, most smoke should remain within the Sierras.
Evening down drainage flow will transport smoke back into the
Smoke Outlook reflects particulate matter impacts on air
quality. Review your closest monitoring station when planning
outdoor activities. Air quality may change unexpectedly. If you
begin to notice health effects from smoke, you are encouraged
to follow the "actions to protect yourself" listed below.