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Well, folks, we've made it to the end more or less. There are still some fires burning around Idaho in our neighboring states but it seems we've reached the end of ificant smoke impacts. We will not be posting daily for the rest of this year and our fingers are crossed for a mild season next year!
In the meantime, please check our regional air quality forecasting for daily air quality information. We've also just launched a new air quality mobile app, AIR Idaho, to provide forecasted and current air quality information to help protect your health during poor air quality episodes! The AIR Idaho app features air quality information relative to your location as well as an interactive real-time map that displays data from over 30 monitoring stations across the state.
It also provides a three-day forecast detailing whether the air quality is expected to deteriorate and if there are times when air quality is expected to be better. The app also features real-time information related open burning restrictions, a list of regional and statewide air quality resources, tips to stay safe during a smoke or inversion event, and information on how you can help protect our air.
Users can download the app for free at the App Store for iPhone or Google Play and select a location to receive information for a specific area. Enable notifications to receive information on local air quality advisories and burn restrictions. Air quality forecasts for today are in the Good to Moderate Category.
No major smoke impacts are expected today outside of the Eastern and Southeast Highlands where hazy skies may develop from time to time. A chance for showers in that area today will limit any long-duration impacts from smoke. A change in wind patterns may bring smoke back to southern Idaho on September 22nd.
Air quality forecasts are in the Good to Moderate Category. The highest smoke concentrations will be within the central Idaho mountains due to the combination of the regional smoke and smoke from local sources. On Saturday, brief impacts can be expected across the Lower Treasure Valley as smoke tracks to the northeast.
Precipitation and breezy winds will provide clearing in some regions. Regions that remain dry with slower winds will see greater smoke impacts while other regions with higher winds and precipitation should improve. Aloft s moke continues to sit along the southern Idaho border with Nevada but is not moving north into the state. Smoke impacts will be highest near local fires.
Smoke aloft will move in over southern Idaho, but conditions near the ground will remain clear today. Tomorrow morning, smoke will begin to drop to the surface over the elevated terrain of the Southeast Highlands before tracking south. Wind speeds help to keep smoke moving and prevent any stagnation. Areas of concern are limited to those in the vicinity of active fires. Breezy conditions tomorrow will continue to keep air quality in the good and moderate range. Cause of Air Pollution:. Wild fires in CA, WA, ID and Oregon with wind direction can increase air pollution levels in our area, these conditions can improve with wind direction in our favor through this week as new systems move in.
Chance of rain this weekend.
Air quality is expected to remain the same next couple of days. Wind direction could decrease smoke in our area, be aware of changing conditions to protect your health. Pollutant s :. Fine particulate from wild fires smoke. Restrictions in Effect Until:. None at this time. Next Update:. When conditions change. Les Higgins or Cautionary Statement. Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups. Everyone should limit exertion outdoors. Everyone should limit exertion. Very Unhealthy. Limit any exertion. Stay indoors and avoid any exertion.
For more detailed information about the AQI, visit:. For up-to-date air quality monitoring info, visit the Idaho Smoke Blog at idsmoke. Stage II Fire Restrictions.
EPA thanks all reservation residents for their cooperation in protecting and maintaining good air quality. Conditions across the state have improved dramatically since Friday.
Any ificant smoke impacts will be in the vicinity of active fires. Idaho Smoke Map. Data is in local standard time format - no adjustment for daylight savings time. Friday, September 24, End of daily posting for No comments:.
Monday, September 20, Clear day today. Friday, September 17, Windy weekend ahead. Thursday, September 16, Smoke near fires, clear elsewhere. Wednesday, September 15, Some smoke aloft but clear at ground level. Tuesday, September 14, Another clear day. Cause of Air Pollution: Wild fires in CA, WA, ID and Oregon with wind direction can increase air pollution levels in our area, these conditions can improve with wind direction in our favor through this week as new systems move in.
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