Klamath County Air Quality Advisory

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5/1/2015 - The air quality advisory from noon today until noon 5/2/2015 is Green.

Travelers' Health Friday May 1st

As of Monday April 20, 2015, we have stopped issuing the regular Air Quality and Woodstove use Advisory.  We will continue to issue advisories for our schools, agricultural community and residents with respiratory problems when necessary. The Air Quality Advisory will continue through the summer on the following web page www.klamathair.org and by phone message at 541-882-BURN (2876)

The use of non-certified woodstoves and fireplaces as well as certified wood stoves and pellet stoves are allowed countywide until October 15, 2015. Outdoor burning is prohibited inside the Air Quality Zone.

Outdoor or open burning is allowed outside the Air Quality Zone provided the requirements of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Oregon Department of Forestry and the local fire district are met.

Travelers' Health Friday May 1st

Don’t forget to check the Air Quality Index when you’re on vacation or travel in the U.S.

Get the daily AQI forecast for the city you’re visiting on the AirNow website, by signing up for free EnviroFlash email notifications, or by downloading the AirNow app for iPhone and Android – all available at www.airnow.gov.

Find out about the overall air quality in an area before you visit.  AirCompare provides local air quality information to help you make informed, health-protective decisions about moving or vacationing. This easy-to-use tool can tell you what time of year an area has the best air quality, and whether the air quality has improved .

AirCompare allows you to compare air quality between counties, based on specific health concerns or activity level. You can also use AirCompare to get the monthly average of unhealthy air quality days for up to 10 counties within one state or multiple states.

Also check out the air quality in National Parks.


Source: http://www.airnow.gov/

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