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Heavy Smoke from the Canyon Creek Fire

Above: A photo taken around noon today from the Highway 26 viewpoint northeast of Prairie City.  Smoke from the Canyon Creek Fire was heading in northeast direction.
Above: An Environmental Beta Attenuation Monitor (EBAM) placed in Prairie City.  This machine measures the amount of smoke in the air (specifically PM 2.5).  Concentrations of smoke exceeded 500 ug/m3 today in the morning hours.