The smoke from the July Complex of fires in Siskiyou County that has been hovering over southern Oregon in recent should clear out soon. The National Weather Service is forecasting a shift in the winds that will clear out the Rogue Valley.
Southeastern Oregon and northeastern California won't be as fortunate. Thick smoke will be the order of the day in those regions.Read More »
According to the latest report from the American Lung Association, Portland, Oregon is one of the cleanest cities year-round when it comes to air quality, and Eugene has made significant improvements on soot levels.Read More »
The Department of Environmental Quality is issuing an air pollution advisory for Jackson and Josephine counties. It will remain in effect through next Tuesday.
An inversion is expected to trap air in the region, negatively affecting air quality during that time. The public is asked to refrain from outdoor burning and limit the use of woodstoves that aren’t certified.