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IDC041-081800-

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY POCATELLO ID
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1047 AM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

...AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FROM THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REMAINS IN EFFECT...

DUE TO ELEVATED POLLUTANT LEVELS AND A STABLE ATMOSPHERE...LOCAL
RESIDENTIAL WOOD BURNING RESTRICTION ORDINANCES CONTINUE FOR
FRANKLIN COUNTY.

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 10 AM MST MONDAY UNLESS
CONDITIONS IMPROVE AND THE ADVISORY IS NO LONGER NEEDED.

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

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE DEQ AIR QUALITY ANALYST...AIR
QUALITY DIVISION...POCATELLO IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 236 6160.



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IDC059-081715-

Air Quality Alert Message
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Idaho Falls ID
Relayed by National Weather Service Missoula MT
1007 AM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

...An Air Quality Advisory from the Idaho Department of Environmental
Quality remains in effect...

Due to strong temperature inversions...the air quality will range
from Moderate to Unhealthy in Lemhi county of Idaho including the
cities of Salmon. 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 avoid prolonged or strenuous outdoor
activity. All others should limit prolonged or strenuous outdoor
activity.

Another statement will be issued about 10 AM MST Monday, February
8 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...Idaho Falls, Idaho. Contact at 208 528 2650.


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SDZ026-081200-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
352 AM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

...AIR POLLUTION ALERT REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR DUST FOR RAPID CITY
WEST OF THE GAP THROUGH TONIGHT...

VERY STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30
TO 40 MPH AND GUSTS OVER 60 MPH. WINDS WILL DECREASE TONIGHT BUT
STILL REMAIN BREEZY. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL SUSPEND FINE DUST IN
THE AIR OVER WEST RAPID CITY PRODUCING POOR AIR QUALITY.

THE RAPID CITY AIR QUALITY OFFICE RECOMMENDS THE
ELDERLY...YOUNG...AND ANYONE WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS AVOID
EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL EXERTION AND EXPOSURE TO THE OUTSIDE AIR.

VOLUNTARY ACTIONS TO REDUCE DUST POLLUTION INCLUDE...CEASING OR
REDUCING THE MANIPULATION OF SOIL IN
CONSTRUCTION...INDUSTRIAL...AND AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES...AND
INCREASING THE USE OF POLLUTION CONTROLS FOR SOIL
STABILIZATION...WASTE PITS...STOCK PILES...AND CONSTRUCTION
SITES.

&&

HOURLY DUST CONCENTRATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE DENR WEB PAGE
HTTP://DENR.SD.GOV/DES/AQ/AAREALTIME.ASPX

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