North Coast under unhealthy air quality advisory


HUMBOLDT, Calif. - According to the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District, the main fires generating smoke in Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties continue to be the Orleans Complex, Eclipse Complex, Salmon August Complex, and Ruth Complex.

In northern Humboldt County, residents will continue to experience 'unhealthy' air quality and 'very unhealthy' levels.

In southern Humboldt, officials said that the Rush Complex fire continues to generate smokey conditions and that smoke levels are expected to be in the moderate range.

In Trinity County, weather forecasts indicated that smoke levels will be in the 'moderate' to 'unhealthy for sensitive groups' range.

Coastal areas of Humboldt and Del Norte County can expect to see patchy smoke but over all 'good' air quality despite some dense smoke coming from Curry County in southwest Oregon.

Subsequent Wildfire Smoke Public Service Announcements will be issued should conditions change. Fire information can be found at or at Current weather information can be found at

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