Daily Air Quality Forecast

The Air Quality Forecast from June 5 thru October 1, 2017 is a:

RED DAY

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Open burning season for the City of Pendleton, Rieth Water District, Lower McKay, McKay Dam, and Riverside Fire Districts will be closed at dusk Monday June 5, 2017. Open burning will reopen on October 1, 2017 weather permitting.

If you have any questions regarding open burning or permits, please call the Fire Department at 541-276-1442. Thank you.

 

 

 

   

 


 

 

 

 

Green Days

GREEN DAY

Open burning is permitted AFTER 10 AM.

Air circulation is predicted to be adequate. 

It is okay to use wood burning stoves. 

 

   

 

 

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.