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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 8:08 AM PDT Aug. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... An air quality advisory has been issued by the Idaho department of
environmental quality...

Due to degraded air quality from wildfire smoke... the air quality
remains moderate in Clearwater and Idaho counties of Idaho including
the cities of East Kamiah, Cottonwood and Grangeville. This advisory
will remain in effect until air quality has significantly improved.

Those individuals who are sensitive to increased particulate or smoke
levels are encouraged to limit prolonged or strenuous outdoor
activity. An increase in symptoms of asthma and other respiratory
ailments are likely.

Another statement will be issued about 10 am PDT Monday, August 20,
unless conditions improve and the alert is no longer needed.

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

This statement is issued by the deq air quality analyst... air quality
division... Lewiston, Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370.



908 am MDT sun Aug 19 2018 /808 am PDT sun Aug 19 2018/

... An air quality advisory has been issued by the Idaho department of
environmental quality...

Due to degraded air quality from wildfire smoke... the air quality
remains moderate in Clearwater and Idaho counties of Idaho including
the cities of East Kamiah, Cottonwood and Grangeville. This advisory
will remain in effect until air quality has significantly improved.

Those individuals who are sensitive to increased particulate or smoke
levels are encouraged to limit prolonged or strenuous outdoor
activity. An increase in symptoms of asthma and other respiratory
ailments are likely.

Another statement will be issued about 10 am PDT Monday, August 20,
unless conditions improve and the alert is no longer needed.

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

This statement is issued by the deq air quality analyst... air quality
division... Lewiston, Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370.




Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:56 PM MDT Aug. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Monday for
gusty winds and low relative humidities for Treasure valley blm...
western Twin Falls blm and southern Highlands... which are fire
weather zones 420... 424 and northern portion of 426...

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Monday.

* Wind gusts... 30 to 35 mph possible by the afternoon

* minimum humidity... lowering to 10 to 15 percent.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly.





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