Wildfire smoke forecast, August 6, 2018

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.

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Wildfire smoke forecast and Red Flag Warnings

Above is the forecast for the distribution of smoke from wildfires at 6 p.m. MDT August 5, 2018. It looks like the air will be pretty nasty in areas of California, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

The map below shows the Red Flag Warnings in effect for Sunday, August 5 in portions of California, Utah, and Wyoming.

Red Flag Warnings, August 5, 2018
Red Flag Warnings, August 5, 2018.

Smoke degrades air quality in California, Nevada, and Oregon

forecast for wildfire smoke at 5 p.m. PDT Friday July 27This is the forecast for wildfire smoke at 5 p.m. PDT Friday July 27. Wildfires in Oregon and California are producing large quantities of smoke that will impact southwest Oregon and much of California and Nevada. Click on the image to see a larger version.

Map by NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory.

Smoke map, July 21, 2018

wildfire smoke forecast july 21 2018
This was the prediction for the distribution of smoke from wildfires at 1 p.m. PDT July 21, 2018. Much of the smoke is coming from the fires in Southwest Oregon and the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park in California.

Areas getting hit hardest by the smoke are in Oregon, Nevada, California, and Montana.