This is a prediction for the distribution of smoke from active wildfires for 6 p.m. MDT July 20, 2018. If correct, the areas that will be inundated with heavy smoke will include portions of Northern California, Southern Oregon, and Northern Nevada.
Much of the smoke is coming from the lightning fires in Southwest Oregon, the Boylston Fire in Central Oregon, and the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park in California. The Lake Christine Fire which has been burning for weeks in Colorado is also a smoke contributor.
The map shows the prediction for the distribution of smoke from wildfires at 6 p.m. MDT July 16, 2018. Much of it is generated at the Ferguson Fire west of Yosemite National Park in California.
This is the prediction for the distribution of wildfire smoke for 6 p.m. MDT July 9, 2018. It is an experimental forecast from NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory.
The scientists expect significant smoke impacts Monday in areas of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
Most of the smoke is coming from the Klamathon Fire on the Oregon/California border and the Martin Fire in Northern Nevada.
The map shows the prediction for the distribution of near-surface wildfire smoke at 6 p.m. MDT July 7, 2018. The states that are the most affected include portions of California, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota.