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March 6, 2024

Air Quality Index:

An Upper Level High Pressure Ridge (“Arch” shape) is keeping most of the Pacific Northwest dry.  The graphics for days 1-3  show a frontal system moving eastward through Northern California. The graphics for days 3-7    Saturday through Wednesday show increasing frontal activity through the period.

NOTE: Daylight Saving Time officially begins at 2 AM this Sunday March 10th. Don’t forget to SPRING AHEAD” at bedtime Saturday night by setting your clocks ahead by one hour. The authorities recommend that everyone check home Smoke Detectors, CO Detectors, and RADON Detectors to make sure they are in working order. Depending on the type you have and how old they are you can replace bad batteries or replace the whole Detector.

Eugene-Springfield Pollen Count:


TREES:   HIGH  (110)


Measured 3.6.24

Data courtesy of Oregon Allergy Associates.

Home Wood Heating Advisory:

Eugene-Springfield: GREEN- Burning wood in wood stoves or fireplaces is allowed.

Oakridge: GREEN- Burning wood in wood stoves or fireplaces is allowed.

*Pellet stoves can be used anytime since they don’t produce the particulate smoke.

Data courtesy of Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA)