Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 1, 2020

Pt. Reyes Woodward Fire & Smoke Update 9/1/20

Smoke Outlook for 9/1 – 9/2 #WoodwardFire
Smoke from the Woodward fire and numerous regional fires are impacting the forecast area. Expect haze and periods of dense smoke to be in the forecast for the near future.
Fire activity on the Woodward Fire yesterday remained moderate. If conditions allow, burnout operations are planned again for today. Total acreage is 4499 with 25% containment. For detailed fire information on the Woodward Fire:
This forecast area is experiencing smoke impacts from the northern fires as well as from the Woodward fire. Yesterday’s air quality in Novato was very unhealthy with periods of hazardous. Unfortunately this pattern will likely persist through tomorrow. Communities near the fire and the Lucas Valley area will also see periods of dense smoke. The Bay area saw mostly moderate air quality yesterday with periods of USG and can expect similar impacts today and tomorrow.
In areas experiencing sustained dense smoke even healthy people may start feeling effects from the smoke. Limit outdoor activities and look out for one another.

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