Air Quality Alert

ORC013-017-021-023-031-049-055-059-061-063-065-069-171900-
Crook-Deschutes-Gilliam-Grant-Jefferson-Morrow-Sherman-Umatilla-
Union-Wallowa-Wasco-Wheeler-
Including the cities of Prineville, Post, Paulina, Bend, Redmond,
Sunriver, Sisters, La Pine, Brothers, Condon, Lonerock, Arlington,
John Day, Monument, Dayville, Long Creek, Seneca, Madras,
Warm Springs, Culver, Boardman, Heppner, Lexington, Ione, Irrigon,
Wasco, Moro, Grass Valley, Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Pendleton,
Athena, Pilot Rock, Stanfield, Umatilla, Ukiah, Helix, La Grande,
Elgin, Union, North Powder, Enterprise, Joseph, Wallowa..Imnaha,
Troy, Lostine, The Dalles, Maupin, Shaniko, Tygh Valley, Fossil,
Spray, and Mitchell
908 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

…AIR QUALITY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY…

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air Quality
Advisory…in effect until noon PDT today for the following
counties in central, north central and northeast Oregon:

Crook
Deschutes
Gilliam
Grant
Jefferson
Morrow
Sherman
Umatilla
Union
Wasco
Wallowa
Wheeler

A Smoke Air Quality Advisory has been issued. Wildfires burning
in the region combined with forecasted conditions will cause air
quality to reach unhealthy levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes…runny nose…aggravate
heart and lung diseases…and aggravate other serious health
problems. Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it
is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information…please visit the Web site at
http://www.oregon.gov/DEQ

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