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Update: Smoke from Oregon has arrived

Residents advised to stay inside on Friday

 

Last updated 9/14/2020 at 11:55am

Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

Smoke from Oregon has arrived in Washington.

Heavy smoke from Oregon has entered the region making air quality UNHEALTHY.

Air quality may continue to worsen to VERY UNHEALTHY by Friday afternoon. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency expects UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS to UNHEALTHY air this weekend into early next week.

Fire marshals in the four-county area of King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties have issued fire safety burn bans prohibiting outdoor burning including recreational fires.

Current air quality conditions are UNHEALTHY for everyone, but may reach VERY UNHEALTHY for everyone by this afternoon.

While air quality is U...



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