Washington Smoke Map

*The map above is not able to display all state air quality monitors. Click here to see all monitors in Washington: WA Ecology Air Monitors

Note: Some users might notice intermittent discrepancies in colors shown on the map of air quality monitors above, and those reported on the Department of Ecology's official page. This is because Ecology believes their method of calculating the air quality category (i.e. “Good”, “Moderate”, Unhealthy” etc) is more protective of public health in Washington. If in doubt as to which better represents public health risk, use the more stringent of the two (i.e. the map showing worse air quality).


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Chelan County Air Quality Advisory 7/23 2:00 pm

 

Smoke levels will vary throughout the day in some communities…

 

Wenatchee and Leavenworth “Moderate”

 

Chelan “Unhealthy for Sensitive Populations”

 

When air quality is in the moderate range most people will not be impacted. Some people with underlying conditions like asthma, lung diseases or heart disease, the very young or very old will experience health effects. Limit time outdoors and limit physical exertion to very short periods until air quality improves, if you are having health effects.

 

When air quality is in the unhealthy for sensitive populations range people with asthma, lung or heart disease and young children may experience health effects. Outdoor activities should be limited by this group. Limit time outdoors. If you are having significant problems talk to your health care provider. The general public is not likely to be affected.

 

More information about current air quality conditions and forest fires is located at:

Ecology:                                   https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/

Forest Service:                        http://inciweb.nwcg.gov

Chelan Douglas Public Health           www.cdhd.wa.gov

 

 

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