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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
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At 7:00 am today, air quality is good, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology air quality monitoring site in Ellensburg. The range of air quality categories include good, moderate, unhealthy for sensitive groups, unhealthy, very unhealthy, and hazardous.
Changing weather conditions and fire activity contribute to changing air quality. Current air quality monitoring can be seen on the Washington State Department of Ecology air monitoring site: https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/.
Air quality closer to the active burn site may be poorer air quality than what the monitor in Ellensburg reflects. Information about using visibility to estimate air quality is available at http://www.deq.state.or.us/aq/burning/wildfires/visibility.htm.
The Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD) will continue to provide information regarding air quality status. For more information or questions about air quality please contact the Kittitas County Public Health Department at (509) 962-7515.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Kasey Knutson, Public Information Officer, 509-962-7515
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.