Daily Air Quality Forecast

The Air Quality Forecast for today is:

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The Air Quality Forecast for today is a RED DAY. 

Air circulation is predicted to be non-adequate.

Pendleton Fire Marshal has closed open burning for the season for the City of Pendleton, Rieth Water District, Lower McKay, McKay Dam and Riverside Fire Districts. Open burning season will not reopen until sometime in October 2014.

Special burn permits for commercial and construction waste/debris and bon fires are required throughout the year. For more information for special burn permits call the Pendleton Fire Department at 541-276-1442.

If this page has not been updated, please call the City of Pendleton Burn Line at 541-966-0327.


Definitions

Green Days

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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.