Smoke Report for 7-4-19

Special Statement
Heavy smoke impacts in Cooper Landing, Primrose, Seward,
and along the Sterling Highway near the Swan Lake fire today.

CENTRAL/EASTERN INTERIOR: Light winds from the westsouthwest
will continue to transport smoke to the eastnortheast. The amount of smoke generated that can impact the Tanana valley east of (and including) Fairbanks should not start to climb noticeably until Friday. Expect the impacts near North Pole to be higher.

SOUTHCENTRAL: Northwest winds dominate today. The Kenai
will continue to see the downwind valleys filled with smoke –
especially near Cooper Landing, Primrose and Seward. The
Sterling Highway south and east of the fire will continue to be
a concern.

SOUTHEAST: Light smoke impacts (Moderate/Yellow) continue
in Juneau from the numerous fires to the north in the Yukon.

Map showing large, smoke-producing fires in Alaska.

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