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Air Quality Alert


Air Quality Alert
Relayed by National Weather Service Missoula MT
323 PM MDT Fri Aug 17 2018 /223 PM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018/

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

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...

This statement is issued by the DEQ Air Quality Analyst...Air Quality
Division...Lewiston, Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370.


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