Idaho

Air Quality Alert:

Issued at: 11:23 am MDT on September 22, 2014, expires at: 10:30 AM PDT on September 23, 2014
  • ...An air quality advisory has been issued by the Idaho department of environmental quality... Due to wildfire smoke...the air quality has become unhealthy for sensitive groups in Idaho and Clearwater counties of Idaho. 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. Your cooperation is appreciated. Another statement will be issued about 11 am MDT Tuesday unless conditions improve and the advisory is no longer needed. For more information please access the departments website at.../use all lower case/... http://www.Deq.State.ID.US/air/aqindex.Cfm This statement is issued by the deq air quality analyst...air quality division...Lewiston Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370. 1123 am MDT Mon Sep 22 2014 ...An air quality advisory has been issued by the Idaho department of environmental quality... Due to wildfire smoke...the air quality has become unhealthy for sensitive groups in Idaho and Clearwater counties of Idaho. 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. Your cooperation is appreciated. Another statement will be issued about 11 am MDT Tuesday unless conditions improve and the advisory is no longer needed. For more information please access the departments website at.../use all lower case/... http://www.Deq.State.ID.US/air/aqindex.Cfm This statement is issued by the deq air quality analyst...air quality division...Lewiston Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370.

First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

A weak wave of moisture will bring a chance of showers and an isolated thunderstorm to the region today.  The best location for showers and non-severe thunderstorms will be for areas west of the divide.   Otherwise, partly sunny and warm with highs in the 70s and 80s.
 
Wednesday and Thursday will be the warmest day of the week. Ample sunshine with high temperatures in the 80s and 90s.

A big change to cooler and wet weather is likely by the end of the week.  A cold front will move into the region Friday bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Highs will be in the upper 60s around Kalispell with 70s elsewhere.  Occasional showers remain in the forecast for the weekend with highs only in the upper 50s and 60s.

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