Wildfire Smoke Forecasts for Western Canada

Wildfire smoke forecasts will resume in the spring of 2015.

These smoke forecasts are produced by the Western Canada BlueSky Smoke Forecasting System operating at the University of British Columbia. For more detailed information about the system, see The BlueSky Western Canada Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System (PDF: 250 KB/6 pages). The system was developed through the collaborative efforts of the following partners: B.C. Ministry of Environment, B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Alberta Department of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment, Manitoba Health, Natural Resources Canada, Environment Canada, Parks Canada, University of British Columbia and the United States Forest Service. In addition to the above partners, this work is supported by the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP-2012-CP-1182) which is managed by Defence Research and Development Canada's Centre for Security Science.

Government of British Columbia Government of Alberta
University of British Columbia Natural Resources Canada United States Forest Service
Manitoba Health Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment Government of Canada Canadian Safety and Security Program

Comments on the output, or questions about the system and forecasts should be directed to: bcairquality@gov.bc.ca.