SMOKE MANAGEMENT FORECAST AND INSTRUCTIONS

SALEM FORESTRY WEATHER CENTER

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY

 

ISSUED: Sunday, December 16, 2018       2:35 PM      Pete Parsons

 

1.  DISCUSSION AND FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FORECAST AREA ZONES 637-646

 

******************** Winter Season Information **********************

The ODF smoke forecast office has discontinued issuing written prescribed-burning forecasts, for NE Oregon, for the winter season.  Please call the ODF forecast office, at 503-945-7401, for smoke clearance or questions.  Winter hours are typically 7 a.m.­­–5 p.m. Monday–Friday.

We will resume issuing written prescribed-burning forecasts, when we anticipate an increase in prescribed burning (likely in the spring).

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2.  SPECIAL NOTE:

 

    This bulletin is located on the web at:

    http://www.odf.state.or.us/DIVISIONS/protection/fire_protection/Daily/neo.htm

 

    To subscribe to or unsubscribe from the email list for this product, please go to the link:

    http://weather.smkmgt.com/mailman/listinfo/

 

    Please ensure your units have been planned and accomplished by checking:

    http://oregon.gov/ODF/FIRE/SMP/dailysmoke.shtml

 

    A map of planned and/or accomplished burns is located at:

    http://geo.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=a7e321dc8fc444b7a33fbc67bc673a3b

 

3.  BURN MONITORING:

 

    Burns over 2000 tons must be monitored (OAR 629-048-0230(3) - 7/1/14). Monitoring of all

    burns is highly recommended for both smoke management purposes and wildfire potential.