The AirNow Fire and Smoke Map shows the extent of smoke distribution and provides current air quality data by zip code, city or state using monitoring data and modeled air quality estimates. There is also a cell phone app available.
AirNow Smoke Advisories
The AirNow site provides the most comprehensive location-specific air quality data and forecasts at the community scale and includes a state-level map of current air quality conditions. Public health information is provided as well.
IQ Air provides current air quality information from satellite data, which is particularly helpful in areas without monitoring sites.
An IQ Air app for cell phones is also available.
Blue Sky Daily Runs provides two high resolution daily forecast maps from models produced by the US Forest Service, along with downloadable KMZ files. The models use meteorological forecast data from the Northwest Regional Modeling Consortium’s regional model runs and National Weather Service Fire Weather Domains. The animated loops show active fire locations and smoke movement.
AirPACT provides daily fine particulate matter (pm 2.5) monitoring for the Pacific Northwest.
Wildfire Smoke Prediction for Alaska. The University of Alaska Fairbanks provides current fine particulate matter (pm 2.5 & pm 10) and black carbon detection information for Interior Alaska.
Air Quality Forecast Guidance - Pacific Northwest. The NOAA Air Quality Forecast provides hourly surface and vertically integrated smoke maps for the region. Hover over the hourly boxes to see changes over 1-2 days.