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Friday, August 30, 2019

8/30/19 10:00 AM Smoke Outlook - Swan Lake Fire

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Special Statement
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Advisory in effect through Friday afternoon for the Susitna Valley, Kenai Peninsula and Copper River Valley.

Southcentral Alaska is being impacted by the smoke from
wildfires in the surrounding area. A listing of activity for specific fires is available at:, AICC
Situation Report.

Daily Average Surface Smoke 8/30

Susitna Valley: Swan Lake smoke will linger with inversion over the area. Smoke should start to lift in the afternoon. Rain overnight into tomorrow will improve air quality.

Anchorage Area: Smoke will sit in the area (including Girdwood) today. May see some improvement in the afternoon as inversion breaks. Rain and wind overnight will help clear
smoke out and improve air quality.

Daily Average Surface Smoke 8/31
Kenai Peninsula: Expect smoke impacts to continue today in Cooper Landing and the western side of the Peninsula in
Sterling, Soldotna, and Kenai. Rain and wind should improve air quality overnight. Tomorrow wind direction may continue to
push smoke to the west of the Swan Lake fire.

If you begin to notice health effects from smoke, you are encouraged to follow the "actions to protect yourself" listed

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