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Excessive Heat Continues for the Pacific Northwest; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

A dangerous heat wave persists for the Northwest into portions of California today with excessive heat warnings and heat advisories in effect. The active monsoon pattern with organized showers and thunderstorms and possible flash flooding with debris flows continues and will become enhanced in the Southwestern U.S. through Saturday. Read More >

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Southern Oregon and Northern California Smoke Forecast from the HRRR model (Updates hourly)

HRRR Smoke Model Link with tutorial and access to full, 48 hour runs

 

Airnow.gov Current Air Quality Index Map for Southern Oregon and Northern California 
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Current Air Quality Index Map 

 

 

Smoke Outlooks from Area Wildfire Air Resource Personnel

 

Oregon Smoke Blog

 

California Smoke Blog

 

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