Wildfire Smoke Update
| Locations and Smoke Conditions
Friday, September 14, 2012 7:00 AM
Today's Report and Forecast
The next update to this page will come tonight to talk about the smoke impacts that occurred throughout the day.
To see a forecast (including a forecast for today), please click on the link above for "Archived Wildfire Smoke Updates" and then click on "September 13, 2012 2:18 PM."
Residents near active fires and under plumes aloft need to remain aware of current
conditions and use the visibility guidelines
to guide their activity decisions as the situation changes.
Air Quality Bureau
Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Phone: (406) 444-3490
Real time particulate information is currently available in most of the larger urban
areas from MTDEQ's Today's
Today's particulate report below compares particulate levels received from DEQ's
reporting stations with MTDEQ’s
Health Effect Categories.
Local impacts in areas immediately adjacent to active fires are expected to exceed
some or all of the advisory levels. DEQ recommends the use of local
to evaluate possible health risks and make informed