Wildfire smoke forecast, August 6, 2018

wildfire smoke forecast map

This map illustrates the prediction for the distribution of wildfire smoke at 6 p.m. MDT August 6, 2018. It was produced by the Earth System Research Laboratory, a division of NOAA.

It looks like the air will be somewhat less than pristine in areas of California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and Utah.

smoke tips

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

2 thoughts on “Wildfire smoke forecast, August 6, 2018”

  1. Southern Oregon is terrible.

    158 in Klamath Falls where I live. 203 in Medford and 224 in Ashland at 16:00 hours.

  2. “somewhat less than pristine”

    I can’t even see across the valley in SLC right now. Air quality is horrible. But the sunrises and sunsets are pretty spectacular.

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