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8/31/15: Air Quality Report for NE Oregon and surrounding areas

Air Quality Report Monday August 31, 2015 NE Oregon, SE Washington and W Central Idaho             Prepared by:   Greg Johnson, Air Resource Advisor, W allowa-Whitman National Forest, Baker City OR The only areas that will experience air quality issues from wildfire smoke in this region the next few days will be those immediately adjacent to fires—namely Troy and other locations east of the Grizzly Bear fire complex, and Riggins and areas along the Salmon River from the Teepee Springs fire.   Both of these fires remain active.   Drier and warmer weather today and Tuesday will hopefully not cause significant fire growth, though this is a concern on the Teepee Springs fire, especially, as well as Grizzly Bear.   The Eagle fire is winding down and smoke impacts in Baker County will be minimal in most areas from now on.   Wednesday through Saturday will feature even cooler and cloudier weather with some showers possible, especially over northern count