• Expect a lot more smoke in Central Oregon the next 2 days

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    The Cedar Creek Fire will create lots of smoke for Central Oregon. Learn more here.

    The Cedar Creek Fire burning on the Willamette National Forest grew to 18,143 acres Tuesday and a Red Flag Warning could cause it to grow.

    People in Central Oregon should expect a lot more smoke in the next couple of days. It could reach “unhealthy for sensitive groups” level.

    “The elderly or pretty much just anyone who has trouble breathing, even younger folks. Those are the people we include in the ‘unhealthy for sensitive groups,’” said Dan Byrd, an air resource adviser working on the Cedar Creek Fire.

    Central Oregon Fire Info says a Red Flag Warning has been issued for hot, dry…