The Cedar Creek Fire in Central Oregon is 92,548 acres with 0% containment. The fire grew 6,622 acres over the past 24 hours. We are expecting moderate to active fire activity today with cooler temperatures and higher relative humidity values.
Areas near and to the east of the Cedar Creek fire will continue to have the greatest impacts today including Bend, Sunriver, La Pine and Crescent Lake. Expect at least some improvement in air quality this evening for these areas. Oakridge currently is experiencing moderate to USG air quality and expect these conditions to continue through the day. Areas to the west and southwest will experience good to moderate air quality.
Health and Safety Message
Properly wearing a NIOSH-certified N95 or P100 particulate respirator that fits closely to the face can help reduce personal exposure to wildfire smoke and ash. Do you know how to check your local air quality? Try out the map at fire.airnow.gov for current conditions. For real time information see Fire.airnow.gov, oakridgeair.org, and LRAPA – Today’s Current Air Quality.
Smoke Outlooks: https://outlooks.wildlandfiresmoke.net/outlook