The Evans Canyon fire is sending smoke into areas of south central Washington around Yakima. The fire is listed as 69,925 acres and 10% contained this morning (Friday, 9/4). More information on the fire can be found at Inciweb here: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7132/ or the Facebook page for the Southeast Washington Incident Management Team here: https://www.facebook.com/sewaimt/. Yakima Valley Valley Emergency Management is another source for information including evacuations and closures: https://www.facebook.com/YakimaCountyOEM/. See note below the map for information about a virtual community meeting tonight at 5pm.
Check back here later today for an update on expected air quality conditions.