Air quality hits hazardous level in Kent

Conditions remain bad throughout the state because of wildfire smoke

The city of Kent has a hazardous air quality rating of 321 on Monday morning.

Air quality remains bad throughout the state.

Sad to say, the clearing that should have been here by now is not only tardy but is poofing out as a lackluster weather feature that won’t do much for us, according to

The “cleanest” air in the state right now is Unhealthy air, whereas the model’s advertised menu said we should have been seeing substantial improvements along the coast Monday morning.

As far as the weather forecast, not much is going to change the status quo a whole lot. See the forecast map for expected conditions in your area. To add to our woes, light southerly winds will continue for another day at least, dragging more smoke directly from Oregon fires northward along the I-5 corridor. So even if the ubiquitous smoke pool from offshore starts to erode a bit, a replacement is en route.

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