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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).


Sunday, August 30, 2015

Air Quality Forecast - Chelan Lake & Methow Valley Fires - Sunday, August 30, 2015

Air Quality Forecast - Chelan Lake & Methow Valley Fires       Sunday, August 30, 2015
Prepared by:   Andrea Holland (andreahollandsears@gmail.com) & Carolyn Kelly (ckelly8384@gmail.com)

Note that our forecast format has changed.  We now show air quality conditions for the previous day along with forecasts for today and tomorrow.
Sunday: Areas likely to see smoky conditions will be those east of the fires. Rain will improve air quality in those affected areas.
Monday: Areas east and northeast may see smoke impacts. Breezy winds and rain will lessen the effects.
Site
Air Quality
Comments
August 29
Yesterday
August 30
TODAY
August 31
Monday
Chelan
Good
Good
Good

Manson
Good
Good
Good

Winthrop
Good
Good
Moderate

Twisp
Good
Good
Moderate

Brewster
Good
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Moderate
Smoke may drift into this area early Sunday afternoon lingering into the evening. Any rainfall will improve air quality.
Leavenworth
Good
Good
Good

Wenatchee
Good
Good
Good

Disclaimer: Conditions may change quickly. These predictions are based on anticipated weather and fire activity.  The air quality outlook is based on data from automated instruments that have not been subjected to a quality assurance review. AQI’s estimated for sites with air monitors.


For information on what each Air Quality Index color code means, click on the “Smoke and Health” tab.

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