Washington Smoke Map

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

09/10/2015 Air Quality Update-NE Washington Regional Fires

Air Quality Update for NE Washington Regional Fires, September 10, 2015

Mark Fitch (mfitch@nps.gov) and Karen Dillman (kdillman@fs.fed.us) Air Resource Advisors
The picture below is of the BlueSky prediction model for smoke dispersion from the North Star firing operations and flare-ups for 5 P.M. today. Smoke from the North Star is lingering over the burn area and we are monitoring it closely to see where it may travel, either into the town of Republic or to other low lying areas.
This picture is downtown Republic. The smoke from the firing operations is beginning to drift N to NE. This view is looking south.

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