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Oregon, Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 2:34 PM PDT on August 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 21, 2017


... Air quality alert in effect until further notice...

Oregon department of environmental quality continues the air quality
alert... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq



234 PM PDT sun Aug 20 2017

... Air quality alert in effect until further notice...

Oregon department of environmental quality continues the air quality
alert... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 10:17 AM PDT on August 20, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2017


... Red flag warning now in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening for
strong gusty northeast wind with low rh for fire weather zone 618
and 619...

* impacts: strong, gusty wind with low relative humidity and very
high fire danger will lead to the potential for significant
spread of new and existing fires.

* Affected area: in southwest or... the upper slopes, ridges, and
major river valleys in fire weather zones 618 and 619.

* Wind: northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* Minimum relative humidity: 13 to 23 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/map/?Wfo=mfr

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will
create extreme fire growth potential.



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