SMOKE MANAGEMENT FORECAST AND INSTRUCTIONS

SALEM FORESTRY WEATHER CENTER

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY

 

ISSUED: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:25 AM Pete Parsons

 

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

 

************************* Summer Schedule **************************

The ODF smoke forecast office will be open Monday Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the summer. The office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th and Monday, September 3rd. Daily written instructions will resume when prescribed burning picks up in the fall. In the meantime, please call us at 503-945-7401, if you need smoke-related guidance or clearance.

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2. SPECIAL NOTE:

 

The smoke management forecaster is available at (503)-

945-7401. Please call this number and not individual's

numbers to discuss daily burning. For large burns (over

2000 tons) or burns extending over a considerable period,

please request a special forecast. Avoid calling before

8 a.m. and between 2 to 3 p.m.

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.