What is normally a great view of Mt. Adams was obscured this week by dense smoke from fires in Canada, Montana, and California. On Tuesday, the air quality, as monitored by the DOE in White Salmon, was unhealthy and was expected to remain at that level until Thursday at noon. The weekend weather forecast may play a role in air quality, as the highs dip to low 70's and the nighttime lows to the mid 50's
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Since many areas of the Pacific Northwest are experiencing high to very high fire danger predicted to extend throughout the summer and likely into the fall, Mt. Hood National Forest fire personnel are encouraging visitors to take precautions to prevent human-caused wildfires.
August 23, 2018 noon read more..