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IDC057-061-069-221700-
LATAH-LEWIS-NEZ PERCE-
1054 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN LEWISTON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

AIR QUALITY IS FORECAST TO BE IN THE MODERATE TO UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS WILDFIRE SMOKE
FROM THE JOHNSON BAR WILDFIRE RETURNS TO THE REGION.

ALL OPEN BURNING IS PROHIBITED BY IDAHO STATE AQ RULES (IDAPA
58.01.01.550) IN LATAH...NEZ PERCE...LEWIS COUNTIES.

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. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE DEQ AIR QUALITY ANALYST...AIR
QUALITY DIVISION...LEWISTON IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 799 4370.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON IDAHO AIR QUALITY VISIT.../USE ALL LOWER
CASE/...HTTP://WWW.DEQ.IDAHO.GOV/

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