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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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Smoke Outlook for 7/15 – 7/16: We may see smoky conditions once again if temperatures increase

Whether or not you have received rainfall during the past few days has largely been determined by your location. Portions of Alaska have received strong rainfall while other locations such as the Upper Yukon area remain quite dry with active fire behavior. Weather has a very strong influence on fire behavior. When a fire is […]

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Smoke Report for 7-8-19

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

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