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Smoke Outlook for 7/16 – 7/17: Increased temperatures will increase smoke conditions

Temperatures are forecasted to increase once again in the southern portion of the state including the Kenai Peninsula, Anchorage, and the Mat-Su valley. An increase in heat translates into lower relative humidity and more fire activity, which of course produces a greater amount of smoke. As a result, Cooper Landing is forecasted to see a […]

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Air Quality Advisories in effect for Southcentral, Central, Eastern, and Western Interior Alaska

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has issued air quality advisories for Southcentral Alaska and for the Central, Eastern, and Western Interior due to smoke from burning wildfires around the state. Air Quality will vary from GOOD to UNHEALTHY depending on wind flow and proximity to the fires. Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of […]

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