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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 3:14 PM MDT on August 28, 2015

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2015


Statewide air quality alert in effect *until further notice* for the
following agencies:

Idaho department of environmental quality in Idaho Falls
Idaho department of environmental quality in Lewiston
Nez Perce tribe in Lapwai

Air quality currently is currently in the very unhealthy
category and is forecast to remain that way the next 24 hours
in many locations impacted by wildfire smoke in north central Idaho.

Sensitive persons should limit prolonged or heavy exertion and limit
time spent outdoors.

For more information please access the department's website at...
http://www.Deq.Idaho.Gov/air-quality.Aspx


314 PM MDT Fri Aug 28 2015

Statewide air quality alert in effect *until further notice* for the
following agencies:

Idaho department of environmental quality in Idaho Falls
Idaho department of environmental quality in Lewiston
Nez Perce tribe in Lapwai

Air quality currently is currently in the very unhealthy
category and is forecast to remain that way the next 24 hours
in many locations impacted by wildfire smoke in north central Idaho.

Sensitive persons should limit prolonged or heavy exertion and limit
time spent outdoors.

For more information please access the department's website at...
http://www.Deq.Idaho.Gov/air-quality.Aspx



Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:23 AM MDT on August 29, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this
evening for gusty winds and low humidity for southeast Idaho fire
weather zones 475 and 476...

* affected area... fire weather zone 475. Fire weather zone 476.

* Wind... south to southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up
to 45 mph at mid and upper slopes. 15 to 25 mph with gusts up
to 40 mph at lower elevations.

* Humidity... 15 to 25 percent.

* Thunderstorms... isolated thunderstorms are possible with
gusts over 45 mph.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. Fires may experience
rapid rates of growth. Please advise the appropriate officials or
fire crews in the field of the red flag warning for portions of
southeast Idaho.





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