Smoke: The air quality for Winthrop and Twisp will improve to a moderate AQI today and tomorrow. Mazama will see the improvements in the Evenings around 6 PM but be aware that air quality will be poor during the day. Expect VERY UNHEALTHY CONDITIONS from Noon thru 5 PM. The Okanogan Valley should expect better conditions but the air quality will be UNHEALTHY for the entire day and clearing in the evening to a MODERATE AQI.
Fire: Fire is 24,293 acres.
Other: Air quality will be improving today and tomorrow for most of the Methow Valley and Okanogan Valley.
|Station||hourly||8/11||Comment for Today -- Sat, Aug 12||8/12||8/13|
|Mazama||Between the times of 12 PM and 5 PM the air quality will be Very Unhealthy to Hazardous. Everyone should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion.|
|Winthrop||Unhealthy Conditions may be seen from Noon through 5 PM.|
|Twisp||Unhealthy Conditions may be seen from Noon through 5 PM.|
|Okanogan||Air quality will be Unhealthy. Sensitive Groups should avoid all physical outdoor activity|
|Omak-Colville Tribe||Unhealthy Conditions will be seen after Midnight with conditions improving throughout the day.|
|Air Quality Index (AQI)||Actions to Protect Yourself|
|Moderate||Unusually sensitive individuals should consider limiting prolonged or heavy exertion.|
|USG||People within Sensitive Groups* should reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.|
|Unhealthy||People within Sensitive Groups* should avoid all physical outdoor activity.|
|Very Unhealthy||Everyone should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion.|
|Hazardous||Everyone should avoid any outdoor activity.|
Disclaimer: Forecasts may be wrong; use at own risk. Use caution as conditions can change quickly. See your health professional as needed. Smoke sensitive groups should take appropriate precautions.