SMOKE MANAGEMENT FORECAST AND INSTRUCTIONS

SALEM FORESTRY WEATHER CENTER

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY

 

ISSUED: Monday, December 21, 2015 2:35 PM Pete Parsons

 

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

 

******************* Important Scheduling Update ********************

Burning requests have dropped significantly, so we have discontinued issuing written forecasts for the season. We will to resume issuing written forecasts, when burning requests increase, either later this winter or next spring. For burning clearance or consultation, please call the ODF weather office, Monday Friday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., at 503-945-7401.

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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.