Wildfire Smoke

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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Aerial view a smoke coming from a burnt trees on fire in the forest

For more information on the wildfire smoke that is in our area:

Link to NOAA Special Weather Statement:

In addition, when Georgia EPD determines that the smoke will get to levels indicating level ORANGE, NOAA will issue an air quality alert.

Link to NOAA Air Quality Alert:


Link to GA Dept of Public Health Press Release:

Lastly, a Press release was issued last week when the smoke first started becoming a widespread issue.  This PR contains tips and health safety information that is relevant anytime we are dealing with the smoke:


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