Stage 2 Burn Ban

A Stage 2 Burn Ban has been declared by the YRCAA Air Pollution Control Officer for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas effectiveTuesday December 22, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. until further notice.  This burn ban has been called due to inversion, very poor dispersion and ventilation.

  • PM2.5 levels are elevated in the upper county area.
  • PM2.5 levels are elevated in the lower county area.
  • Ventilation category will be poor.
  • Dispersion category will be poor.
  • Air quality can change rapidly; please keep watching and we will update the situation as necessary.

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