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Air Quality Alert until 12PM PDT THU

bulletin remains in effect for Cowlitz County, WA

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THE SOUTHWEST CLEAN AIR AGENCY AND THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAVE ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY, WHICH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON FRIDAY.

SMOKE WILL REMAIN IN THE REGION, AND WILL CAUSE AIR QUALITY TO REACH UNHEALTHY LEVELS AT TIMES THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE LATER TODAY, WITH MORE IMPROVEMENT THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER, HAZY SKIES WILL REMAIN.

WILDFIRES BURNING ACROSS PARTS OF WASHINGTON HAVE BEEN CREATING ABUNDANT SMOKE. LOW LEVEL SMOKE THAT DRIFTED INTO WESTERN OREGON ALONG THE COLUMBIA RIVER EARLIER THIS WEEK STILL REMAINS OVER THE REGION. BUT, THIS SMOKE IS GRADUALLY THINNING TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY, WITH CONDITIONS SLOWLY IMPROVING. IN ADDITION, SMOKE CONTINUES TO FILTER INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTH, AFFECTING AREAS ALONG THE COWLITZ RIVER VALLEY.

POLLUTANTS IN SMOKE MAY CAUSE BURNING EYES, RUNNY NOSE, AND CAN AGGRAVATE OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND KEEP CHILDREN INDOORS IF IT IS SMOKY.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AIR QUALITY CAN BE FOUND ONLINE AT: SOUTHWEST CLEAR AIR AGENCY AT: WWW.SWCLEANAIR.ORG OREGON DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AT: WWW.OREGON.GOV/DEQ

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 50s.

Today

79° 52°

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 50s.

Humidity:66%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WNW at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:7 High
Sunrise:06:12:39 AM
Sunset:08:19:00 PM
DayPrecipTemp
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 50s.Thu
0%79° 52°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 50s.Fri
10%74° 53°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 50s.Sat
10%82° 53°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 50s.Sun
10%84° 56°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 60s.Mon
10%93° 60°
Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 50s.Tue
0%93° 58°
Sunshine. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 50s.Wed
10%83° 56°
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