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Dense Smoke Advisory

Statement as of 8:00 PM PDT on September 22, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on September 23, 2014

... Dense smoke advisory will expire at 8 PM PDT this evening...
... Dense smoke advisory remains in effect from 11 am to 8 PM PDT

The dense smoke advisory will expire at 8 PM PDT this evening. A
dense smoke advisory remains in effect from 11 am to 8 PM PDT

Conditions have improved across the Tahoe basin this evening as
winds have decreased and the amount of smoke moving into the
region has lessened. Conditions are likely to deteriorate again Tuesday.

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a dense smoke
advisory... which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM PDT Tuesday.

* Visibility: dropping to near one mile at times... especially
during the afternoon and evening when additional smoke from
the King fire is most likely to spread east of the Sierra

* Impacts: periods of dense smoke will likely result in
unhealthy air quality with outdoor activities discouraged.
Travel may be impacted due to low visibility on Interstate
80... Highway 50 and Highway 89.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense smoke advisory is issued when smoke from wildfires
significantly reduces visibilities... making it difficult to see
and breathe. The smoke will continue to be a problem until the
fire becomes less active... or a more favorable weather pattern
disperses the smoke. Persons in the advisory area should avoid
prolonged exposure to the smoke and stay indoors.

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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Dense Smoke Advisory , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Colorado - Areal Flood Warning
Florida - Flood Warning
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Frost Advisory
Massachusetts - Frost Advisory
Michigan - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement
Nevada - Dense Smoke Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
New Hampshire - Frost Advisory
New Mexico - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Frost Advisory
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
Texas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Frost Advisory
Washington - Special Statement
West Virginia - Frost Advisory
Wisconsin - Special Statement

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