Air Quality Advisories Extended to Almost All Oregon Counties

Shovel Lake fire

The agency says it will be mainly cloudy on Thursday, with a high of 20 C. An air quality advisory remains in effect, however, because of the high concentrations of particulate matter in the air.

It was only the second time in more than a decade that the emergency measure has been used, after a record fire season past year that blackened vast tracts of forest and prompted record numbers of residents to evacuate.

This map from B.C. Wildfire Services shows how far smoke from this province is spreading across Canada.

According to the air-quality monitoring smartphone application Sh**t!

Small particles breathed in from the fires are interpreted as foreign invaders by the body, the same as a bacterium or a virus, Henderson said, adding it mounts an attack, or an immunological response, which leads to inflammation.

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Seattle's blanket of smoke has been carried in from wildfires burning across thousands of acres in British Columbia, Canada and northcentral Washington on a northeasterly wind, according to the weather service.

It may not be the best app to download onto your child's phone, not only because of its rather frightening information, but it also uses adult language to convey its message.

The special air quality statement for Calgary says thick smoke is drifting across southern and central Alberta and will likely linger until Friday.

"Indoor spaces with air conditioning may offer relief from both heat and air pollution", the release advises. Not necessarily. Mass has argued persuasively that the wildfire trend actually marks a return to the "old normal" after almost a century of aggressive fire suppression and forest mismanagement. Portland Public Schools suspended all outdoor sports practices. Just breathing the air was equivalent to smoking more than 8 cigarettes!

Hundreds of flights have been grounded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to the poor visibility.

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