Outlook for Eugene

Smoke: Fires in Oregon and Washington will continue to influence air quality today. Smoke is expected to persist in canyons throughout the day. The heaviest concentrations will occur in the morning and at night.

Fire: Numerous large fires in the area. Fire activity is expected to be minimal to moderate today for the fires in the Willamette Valley. This is due to the lower temperatures, higher relative humidity and increased stability.

Other: Inciweb Oregon-https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/state/38/ Potential of decreased visibility on Highways

Daily AQI Forecast for Sep 13, 2017
Yesterday Tue   Forecast Wed Thu
Station hourly 9/12 Comment for Today -- Wed, Sep 13 9/13 9/14
Eugene - Highway 99
Moderate. Periods of smoke throughout the day
Eugene - Amazon Park
Moderate. Periods of smoke throughout the day
Springfield City Hall
Moderate. Periods of smoke throughout the day
Issued Sep 13, 2017 by John Washington, Air Resource Advisor
Air Quality Index (AQI) Actions to Protect Yourself
Good None
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.