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Smoke Outlook 7/24-7/25: Rain moving northward is helping disperse smoke

Widespread rain in southern Alaska brought relief from smoky conditions and is moving northward. With the rainfall, the smoke is dispersing to the north, but smoke will settle in again overnight across northern Alaska. By tomorrow, smoke in the north is expected to cross the Brooks Range onto the North Slope. Conditions remain dry and […]

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Smoke Outlook for 7/22 – 7/23: Warmer temperatures return, heavy smoke in Upper Yukon zone

A high pressure system is returning to Alaska, bringing warmer temperatures back to fire areas and an increase in fire activity. Fuels in Alaska especially dry in the Upper Yukon Valley where numerous fires are burning, with heavy smoke being produced that is affecting air quality. Many times, communities will see clear skies in the […]

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All Open Fires Prohibited in Kenai Fjords National Park

Seward, Alaska – Past and prevailing weather conditions have caused the Kenai Peninsula, including the Kenai Fjords National Park, to be extremely dry. Park officials have determined that it is necessary to prohibit the use of all open fires and activities, which unduly increase the fire danger. The period of this ban will generally correspond […]

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