MONITORING & FORECASTING

Current air quality conditions


The air monitoring map on this blog displays current data and is active all year long. 
Mobile users can find the map here.


Monitoring

Washington's Air Monitoring Network
Provides air quality information using the stricter Washington Air Quality Advisory (WAQA) scale, and includes additional monitoring stations.

U.S. Forest Service AirFire PNW Smoke Map
This is the map shown on this blog, but full size. It displays current data and is active all year long. Mobile users can use this link or the one at the top of this page to view the map.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "AirNow"
Local and national air quality index (AQI) website by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

Federal Temporary Monitors

These monitors are deployed only as needed during major smoke incidents.

Forecasting

Washington State University (WSU)
On left menu, click “Species” then “PM2.5” for forecasts of fine particles

United States Forest Service (USFS)
Find "Northwest:" Choose MAP for PNW 4km or PNW 1.33km

High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Smoke
Loop "Near surface smoke"

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
See “1Hr Average Surface Smoke”

Canada's Wildfire Smoke Prediction Systen (Firework)
The 48-hour maps are the most informative

BlueSky Canada
FireSmoke Daily Runs
Wildfire daily forecast