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Above: Screen shot from local air quality monitor on the Klamath Alerts website

Local air quality in the region is being reduced due to smoke drifting in from fires in Russia. According to the NWS Medford, the smoke is traveling 3,500 miles to our area.


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Saharan dust East Coast and Siberian smoke West Coast! Air Quality in Southern Oregon has dipped into moderate category today, likely due to smoke/haze that’s made a 3500 mile journey from Siberia, Russia. Modeled winds show path smoke could have taken.