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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

8/28/19 9:00 AM Smoke Outlook for 8/28 - 8/29 Alaska South

Daily Average Surface Smoke for 8/28
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Special Statement The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Advisory in effect through Wednesday afternoon for the Susitna Valley and Kenai Peninsula.Fire Southcentral Alaska is being impacted by the smoke from multiple wildfires in the surrounding area. A listing of activity for specific fires is available at:, AICC Situation Report.Smoke Susitna Valley: A wind shift to the south will slowly bring smoke north today into tomorrow. An overnight inversion tonight may keep surface smoke in low lying areas until late morning Thursday. Anchorage Area: Expect smoke to increase today as Swan Lake smoke is pushed north. Smoke will settle into the area overnight into Thursday morning.
Daily Average Surface Smoke 8/29
Kenai Peninsula: A wind shift to the southeast will move dense smoke to the western side of the Peninsula impacting Homer north to Kenai, Soldotna, Nikski and Sterling. Cooper Landing will continue to be impacted as smoke lingers along the Kenai River. Overnight tonight into the early morning tomorrow are expected to be the worst. Seward should start to see improvement with the wind shift as the day progresses.

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