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Saturday, August 31, 2019

8/31/19 12:15 PM Smoke Outlook for 8/31 - 9/01 Alaska South

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. The smoke outlook report is below.

For a PDF version of the smoke outlook, click here:

Susitna Valley: Smoke in the area will continue to decrease throughout the day with shifting winds and rain showers. Anchorage Area: Air quality will continue to improve today
with rain showers and increasing winds.
Kenai Peninsula: Cooper Landing's air quality improved dramatically with the weather change. Expect mostly Good air quality to continue there today and tomorrow. Easterly winds
will continue to push smoke produced by the Swan Lake fire to the western side of the Peninsula towards Sterling, Soldotna,
and Kenai. Rain showers and decreased fire activity should help to moderate smoke impacts to these communities.

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

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