Northern California Air Quality Update

Jul 27, 2018

The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District has issued the following public service announcement due to multiple fires burning in or around our listening area.  

The Carr Fire east of Weaverville in Shasta County may present widespread haze to theTrinity Center, Lewiston, and Weaverville areas.  

  • Klamath is expected to have “Good” conditions with periods of “Moderate” air quality.
  • Gasquet is forecast to have “Moderate” conditions on Friday, but transition to “Unhealthy for Sensive Groups (USG)”on Saturday.
  •  Orleans and Hoopa are forecast to have “Moderate” conditions with periods of “USG” and “Unhealthy”, but transition to generally “USG” on Saturday. Periods of“Unhealthy” may occur in the evening time in the valley.
  • Weaverville area is forecast to have “Moderate” conditions with periods of “USG” and “Unhealthy” today, and perhaps even worsen over the weekend dependingupon the Carr fire’s behavior. Periods of “Unhealthy” may occur in the evening time.