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IDC013-311545-

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TWIN FALLS ID
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
933 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

DUE TO SMOKE FROM WILDFIRES, THE AIR QUALITY HAS BECOME UNHEALTHY
FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS IN BLAINE COUNTY OF IDAHO INCLUDING THE
CITIES OF KETCHUM, BELLEVUE AND HAILEY. 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 LIEKLY. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED ABOUT 9 AM MDT SUNDAY 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, TWIN FALLS IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 736 2190.



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