Smoke is in the Air

Smoke Forecasting

AZ Dept. of Environmental Quality Smoke Management

Elements of ADEQ’s Smoke Management Program that relate to wildfires include: 1) evaluating smoke dispersion potential of prescribed fires and wildfires, and 2) assisting in air quality monitoring needs related to smoke from prescribed burns and wildfires.

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Smoke Management

AZ Dept. of Environmental Quality Smoke Management

Elements of ADEQ’s Smoke Management Program that relate to wildfires include: 1) evaluating smoke dispersion potential of prescribed fires and wildfires, and 2) assisting in air quality monitoring needs related to smoke from prescribed burns and wildfires.

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Mitigating Health Risks/Improving Health During Wildfire Events

CDC “Public Health Strategies to Reduce Exposure to Wildfire Smoke during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

This document provides information about wildfire preparedness and response during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership (GFFP) Prescribed Fire vs. Wildfire Smoke Insert

The newspaper insert focuses on the characteristics of severe fire versus prescribed fire and how these types of fires and resulting smoke events affect those living in a fire adapted ecosystem.

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Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership (GFFP) Smoke Resources Page

Includes website links to many resources that describe strategies to protect your health when smoke is in the air.

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“Protecting Children from Wildfire Smoke in the Pacific Southwest” (English)

Short video, in English, that provides information on ways to protect children from wildfire smoke.

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“Protecting Children from Wildfire Smoke in the Pacific Southwest” (Spanish)

Short video, in Spanish, that provides Information on knowing where to go for air quality data (AirNow).

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“Be Smoke Ready: Know Where to Go for Air Quality Info” (English)

Short video, in English, that provides Information on knowing where to go for air quality data (AirNow).

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“Be Smoke Ready: Know Where to Go for Air Quality Info” (Spanish)

Short video, in Spanish, that provides Information on knowing where to go for air quality data (AirNow).

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“Be Smoke Ready: Know the Colors of the Air Quality Index (AQI)” (English)

Short video, in English, that provides information on how to understand the AQI.

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“Be Smoke Ready: Know the Colors of the Air Quality Index (AQI)” (Spanish)

Short video, in Spanish, that provides information on how to understand the AQI.

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AirNow

AirNow is a source for air quality data.This site highlights air quality in your local area first, while still providing air quality information at state, national, and world levels. A new interactive map enables zooming out for a big picture or zooming in to see data for a single air quality monitor. Email notifications are available.

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