Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IDAHO FALLS ID
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
330 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE IDAHO
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY...

DUE TO WILDFIRE SMOKE, THE AIR QUALITY HAS BECOME MODERATE IN
TETON...BONNEVILLE...AND CUSTER COUNTIES OF IDAHO. THIS ADVISORY
WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL AIR QUALITY HAS SIGNIFICANTLY
IMPROVED.

THOSE INDIVIDUALS HAVING AN INHERENT SENSITIVITY TO INCREASED
PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO AVOID PROLONGED PHYSICAL
EXERTION OUTSIDE. AT THESE LEVELS THERE IS AN INCREASING
LIKELIHOOD OF RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS AND INCREASED AGGRAVATION OF
ASTHMA AND/OR LUNG AILMENTS.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED ABOUT 4 PM MDT WEDNESDAY UNLESS
CONDITIONS IMPROVE AND THE ADVISORY IS NO LONGER NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE ACCESS THE DEPARTMENTS
WEBSITE AT HTTP://AIRQUALITY.DEQ.IDAHO.GOV

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE DEQ AIR QUALITY ANALYST, AIR
QUALITY DIVISION, IDAHO FALLS IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 528 2650.



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