Daily Air Quality Forecast

The Air Quality Forecast is temporarily suspended until October 1, 2016

RED DAY

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The Pendleton Fire Marshal has declared that the open burning season for the City of Pendleton, Rieth Water District, Lower McKay, McKay Dam, and Riverside Fire Districts will be closed effective 08:00 am June 15th, 2016. Open burning will reopen on October 1st, 2016 weather permitting. Air Quality Forecasts will resume at that time.

Please call 541-966-0249 if there are any questions or information posted is outdated.

   

Definitions

Green Days

GREEN DAY

Air circulation is predicted to be adequate. 

It is okay to use wood burning stoves. 

Open burning is permitted AFTER 10 AM.


Yellow Days

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No open burning is allowed on Yellow Days. 

The use of wood burning stoves that meet EPA or DEQ emission standards is allowed. 

Non-certified stoves should not be used unless that is the sole source of heat for your household.


Red Days

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Air circulation is predicted to be poor and air pollution levels are expected to approach the health standards.

No open burning is allowed.

Do not use wood burning stoves unless that is the sole source of heat for your household.