Air quality alert has been extended until 5pm on Thursday. Rain is expected on Friday.
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Outdoor burning is not allowed and home heating with fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves is also prohibited.
All sensitive groups should limit spending any time outdoors.
Air quality reports are dramatically improved over what was reported yesterday morning.
Expected onshore winds could also provide additional relief from recent warming.
The air quality is expected to be unhealthy to very unhealthy.
Outdoor burning, home heating with fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves are prohibited during a Stage 1 air quality burn ban.
"Skies may appear very hazy at times due to large amounts of smoke in the upper atmosphere from fires burning across the Pacific Northwest."
No estimate was provided for when the ban may be lifted.