Tag Archives: Smoke alerts

Smoke Forecast update, July 13

Smoke forecast: The slides below show the projected smoke progression throughout the day. Note the time stamp in the bottom right corner of each slide.  

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Tok and Copper River Valley seeing smoke from Funny River Fire

May 25, 2014 1:00 p.m. (Fairbanks, AK) – Residents in the Copper River Valley can expect to see considerable drift smoke from the Funny River Fire at Soldotna as long as winds aloft move the smoke north. Smoke from that fire has also moved through Mentasta Pass and is present in the Tok area. The […]

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Anchorage, Mat-Su area smoke advisory

May 24, 2014 3:10 p.m. (Fairbanks, AK) – Residents of Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley can expect to see considerable drift smoke from the Tyonek and Funny River fires as long as winds from the south persist. Information about current smoke conditions is available from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation: http://dec.alaska.gov/air/smoke.htm Answers to questions […]

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Kenai Peninsula smoke and travel alert

May 24, 2014, 3:00 p.m. (Fairbanks, AK) – Residents and travelers on the Kenai Peninsula are reminded that rapidly changing conditions on the Funny River fire have the potential to disrupt travel on the Sterling Highway and associated side roads. Drivers are advised to be very alert for fire traffic, including firefighters and firefighting equipment. […]

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Alaska Departments Issue Caution Due to Smoke from Southcentral Wildfires

May 22, 2014 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska departments of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Environmental Conservation (DEC) want Southcentral residents to be aware of the health dangers from smoke from the Tyonek and Funny River wildfires. Winds have blown smoke from these fires into the Anchorage area, Palmer area and communities on the Kenai […]

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