Smoke Report for 7-8-19

Special Statement
Heavy smoke impacts in Kenai peninsula, Yukon and Tanana
valleys including Fairbanks and southern Kenai areas.

Map showing fire and communities affected by fire in Alaska.

CENTRAL/EASTERN INTERIOR: Heavy smoke impacts in upper
Yukon valley. Smoke from these and other fires to the north
will be brought into the Tanana valley over the next two days.

SOUTHCENTRAL: Similar winds as yesterday in Anchorage.
Southwest winds to start on Tuesday afternoon. The Kenai will
continue to see the downwind valleys filled with smoke –
especially near Cooper Landing. The Sterling Highway south
and east of the fire will continue to be a concern.

SOUTHEAST: Models indicate smoke could get pushed west of
town today.

SOUTHWEST: Smoke beginning to thicken in this area.

Categories: AK Fire Info

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