Monday, August 31, 2015
Air Quality Advisory Remains in Effect on the Nez Perce Reservation
Description of Air Quality Event:
Due to wildfire smoke from local and regional wildfires, the Air Quality Advisory issued for the Nez Perce Reservation remains in effect. Wildfire smoke will continue to move in and out of the area during the day and overnight.
All areas on the Nez Perce Reservation.
Air Quality Index (AQI) Category:
For those communities in close proximity to the fires, both 24-hour and 1-hour monitor readings can be expected to range from the “Moderate” to “Unhealthy” category. The western most portion of the Reservation is forecasted to remain in the “Good” to “Moderate” category. Local air quality will improve and worsen as smoke moves in and out of communities. Some areas may be more impacted than others, so please take appropriate precautions. For AQI health-related information, visit Community Guide to Staying Healthy During Wildfire Smoke Events
No EPA/NPT burn permits will be approved.
These restrictions are in effect through 10:00am Tuesday, September 1st, 2015.
Nez Perce Tribe ERWM Air Quality Program
208-843-9381 | 1-800-720-4089
email@example.com | www.nezperce.org/AirQuality/