Orofino/Grangeville Region Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Air Quality Alert
Issued: 9:31 AM PDT Aug. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... An air quality advisory from the Idaho department of environmental
quality remains in effect...

Due to wildfire smoke... the air quality has become moderate to
unhealthy for sensitive groups 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 MDT friday| 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... Lewiston, Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370.




1031 am MDT Wed Aug 15 2018 /931 am PDT Wed Aug 15 2018/

... An air quality advisory from the Idaho department of environmental
quality remains in effect...

Due to wildfire smoke... the air quality has become moderate to
unhealthy for sensitive groups 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 MDT friday| 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... Lewiston, Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370.