Dear Yachats,

As everyone here has seen, we continue to be blanketed with smoke.

We advise that you stay indoors if at all possible due to the current air quality. The risk of health effects is increased for everyone, especially members of sensitive groups.

Our area is under an Air Quality Advisory at least through Thursday. We are still under a Red Flag Warning for wind and dry conditions as well.

Internet and cell phone service has been mostly restored after outages on Tuesday. If you are able to do so, you can continue checking the city website at YachatsOregon.org for updates. We encourage you to sign up for alerts using the Notify Me feature on the website so that you can receive updates as soon as they are posted.

For the latest information on air quality, you can check AirNow.gov, a website run by the EPA and partners, and type in the 97498 ZIP code.

Other ways to stay informed include the following:

1. County Emergency Public Information Call Center: (541) 265-0616

2. Sign up for Lincoln Alerts https://www.co.lincoln.or.us/emergencymanagement/page/lincoln-alerts-emergency-notifications-and-community-information

3. Lincoln County Emergency Management Webpage: https://www.co.lincoln.or.us/emergencymanagement/page/seasonal-hazards-wildfire

Red flag conditions for wind and dry conditions are expected possibly through Thursday. You can check updated conditions at https://www.forecast.weather.gov

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