Smoke Will Make Areas of Humboldt and Trinity Counties Unhealthy Today

Press release from the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (NCUAQMD) and partners:

Air Quality for Emerald CountiesContinued fire activity from the Carr, Mendocino Complex, and Oregon fires continue to send smoke into the area. Weak inversions in the valleys and drainages will keep smoke levels elevated. Light southerly winds over the next couple of days will bring limited relief.

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This forecast is expected to remain in effect until August 15, 2018. Updates will be provided as conditions change. For 24-hour Air Quality Advisory Information, call toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329). Please see the NCUAQMD’s Public Service Announcements for recommendations on limiting smoke exposure on our website at
Cleaner Air Centers currently available:
Trinity County
▪ Lewiston Community Center, 302 Texas Ave, Lewiston, 8am to 5pm.
▪ Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 103 Memorial Drive, Weaverville, 8am to 5pm.


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