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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 8:30 AM PDT Aug. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Washington department of ecology in Spokane
Idaho department of environmental quality in Lewiston
Washington department of ecology in Yakima
Idaho department of environmental quality in Coeur D'Alene
Nez Perce tribe
Spokane tribe
kalispel Indian community
Coeur D'Alene tribe
Spokane regional clean air agency
Kootenai tribe of Idaho

Washington counties within the air quality
alert include:

Adams
Asotin
    Douglas
    Stevens
    Pend Oreille
    Garfield
    Grant
    Lincoln
    Spokane
    Whitman

Idaho counties within the air quality alert include:

Boundary
Bonner
Kootenai
Shoshone
Benewah
    Latah
    Nez Perce
    Lewis
    Clearwater
    Idaho


... Air quality alert until 12pm Thursday...

Air quality varying from hazardous to unhealthy will be common at
times across eastern Washington and north Idaho due to the large
wildfires currently burning around the region.

Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses
are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience
respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician.

Some improvement in ventilation will be possible today and Wednesday,
potentially allowing the air quality to oscillate at times between
hazardous and unhealthy to moderate to good.

The air quality alert will be reevaluated Wednesday by the agencies
listed above and determine if it needs to be extended at that point.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality
levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov.
You may also contact your local air quality agency.

Additional information for health recommendations, air quality, and
wildfire information for Idaho can be found on the Idaho smoke
information blog at http://idsmoke.Blogspot.Com/






830 am PDT Tue Aug 21 2018

An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Washington department of ecology in Spokane
Idaho department of environmental quality in Lewiston
Washington department of ecology in Yakima
Idaho department of environmental quality in Coeur D'Alene
Nez Perce tribe
Spokane tribe
kalispel Indian community
Coeur D'Alene tribe
Spokane regional clean air agency
Kootenai tribe of Idaho

Washington counties within the air quality
alert include:

Adams
Asotin
    Douglas
    Stevens
    Pend Oreille
    Garfield
    Grant
    Lincoln
    Spokane
    Whitman

Idaho counties within the air quality alert include:

Boundary
Bonner
Kootenai
Shoshone
Benewah
    Latah
    Nez Perce
    Lewis
    Clearwater
    Idaho


... Air quality alert until 12pm Thursday...

Air quality varying from hazardous to unhealthy will be common at
times across eastern Washington and north Idaho due to the large
wildfires currently burning around the region.

Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses
are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience
respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician.

Some improvement in ventilation will be possible today and Wednesday,
potentially allowing the air quality to oscillate at times between
hazardous and unhealthy to moderate to good.

The air quality alert will be reevaluated Wednesday by the agencies
listed above and determine if it needs to be extended at that point.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality
levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov.
You may also contact your local air quality agency.

Additional information for health recommendations, air quality, and
wildfire information for Idaho can be found on the Idaho smoke
information blog at http://idsmoke.Blogspot.Com/






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