UPDATE: The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has lifted the air quality advisory for Jackson, Josephine and Klamath counties. Air quality has improved dramatically in the Rogue Valley. The Grants Pass area may see moderate smoke levels throughout the weekend, but air quality should generally be good.
Local smoke levels can rise and fall rapidly. Residents can view current air quality conditions at DEQ's Air Quality Index. Residents are also encouraged to use the 5-3-1 Visibility Index explained here.
View the full news release here.
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