MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Air quality in the Rogue Valley of southwestern Oregon worsened this weekend after a change in wind direction pushed more wildfire smoke into the area.

The Mail Tribune reports Medford’s air quality fell to a “hazardous” level and Ashland’s was almost at that level. National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Weygard says the smoke is coming from the Taylor and Klondike fires in Josephine County. Those fires have combined to scorch more than 100 square miles.

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