Further to our earlier post on ozone air pollution downwind from Seattle (and related backgrounder and animated map), here’s a nifty new chart that shows the same effect.

  • Paradise is on the south side of Mount Rainier, at about the 5,000 foot level. Enumclaw is about half way between Seattle and Mount Rainier. Pack Forest is due south of Tacoma and due west of Mount Rainier. Tahoma Woods is just west of and just outside Mount Rainier National Park.

    Average seasonal ozone levels in the air rise from the cities to the mountain.

    (Thanks to Elizabeth Waddell of the National Park Service for this.)