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Air quality advisory for parts of Southern and Eastern Oregon, Wasco and Sherman counties

QUICK FACTS Location: Southern Klamath, Southern Lake, Northern Malheur, Northern Harney, Central Wasco, and Southwestern Sherman counties End date: Monday, July 15 or later Smoke source: Fires in Oregon and Northern California The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Friday for the following areas due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Northern California: Southern Klamath County Southern Lake County Northern Malheur County Northern Harney County Central Wasco County (Maupin area) Southwestern Sherman County DEQ expects the air quality advisory to last until at least Monday, July 15. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in the area. Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions on the Oregon Smoke Information Blog , DEQ’s Air Quality Index , or by downloading the free OregonAIR app on your smartphone. Smoke can irritate the eyes and lungs and worsen some medical conditions. People most at risk

Current Smoke Outlooks

 Find the latest smoke outlooks for Oregon below. These outlooks estimate the air quality at different times of day, showing when the smoke might be better or worse in those areas. Outlooks are updated daily at the links below:   Northern California-Interior Shelly Fire Smoke outlooks are produced by the  U.S. Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program . 

Air quality advisory for Jackson County due to wildfire smoke

QUICK FACTS Location: Jackson County End date: Thursday evening Smoke source: Salt Creek Fire ** Información en español ** The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory Tuesday for Jackson County due to smoke from the Salt Creek Fire. DEQ expects the air quality advisory to last until at least Thursday evening. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in the area. DEQ expects intermittent smoke in the Klamath Falls area that may bring poor air quality in the afternoon and evening hours until at least Thursday evening. DEQ also issued an air quality advisory for ozone, or smog, for the Rogue Valley until Tuesday evening. Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions on the Oregon Smoke Information Blog , DEQ’s Air Quality Index , or by downloading the free OregonAIR app on your smartphone. Smoke can irritate the eyes and lungs and worsen some medical conditions. People most at risk include infants