Sunday, October 4, 2020

Today's Air Quality Updates

Posted By on Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 11:40 AM

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Smoke conditions today in northern Humboldt and Trinity County are expected to be similar to yesterday with ongoing fires continuing to produce abundant smoke, with air quality poor near the fires and an onshore flow continuing to bring some relief to coastal communities.

This morning's advisory from the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District states locations near the fires are expected to remain 'Very Unhealthy' to 'Hazardous.'

In Humboldt County, an advisory is issued today for Orleans, Weitchpec, Hoopa, and Willow Creek.

The forecast is as follows:

Eureka (including Rio Dell to Trinidad) – Overall Good to Moderate depending on location.
Orleans – Overall Very Unhealthy expected.
Weitchpec – Overall Very Unhealthy expected.
Hoopa – Overall Very Unhealthy with even Hazardous periods.
Willow Creek – Overall Very Unhealthy expected.
Bridgeville – Generally Good to Moderate, likely to worsen tomorrow.
Garberville & Redway – Generally Good to Moderate, likely to worsen in evening and tomorrow.

Del Norte County – No advisory issued today.
Crescent City – Good to Moderate.
Gasquet – Good to Moderate.
Klamath – Overall Good to Moderate with periods Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.

Trinity County – An advisory is issued today for Weaverville, Ruth- Trinity Pines, and Zenia - Kettenpom areas.

Weaverville and surrounding communities – Unhealthy.
Hayfork – Generally Moderate, likely to worsen in the afternoon/evening.
Trinity Center – Overall Unhealthy.
Zenia - Kettenpom – Unhealthy to even Hazardous expected depending on fire activity.
Ruth -Trinity Pines – Unhealthy to even Hazardous expected depending on fire activity.

For more, see the full advisories below:
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