Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
Description of Air Quality Event:
Due to wildfire smoke from regional wildfires, the Air Quality Advisory issued for the Nez Perce Reservation remains in effect. Wildfire smoke may 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:
Air quality is currently in the “Good” to “Moderate” category of the Air Quality Index. Strong winds are expected today and local air quality may improve and worsen as smoke and dust move in and out of communities. Some areas may be more impacted than others, so please take appropriate precautions. For AQI health-related information, visit www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=aqibasics.aqi.
No EPA/NPT burn permits will be approved. This action does not apply to
fires set for cultural or traditional purposes (FARR General Rule for Open Burning, Section 49.131).
These restrictions are in effect through 10:00am Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016. Conditions will be reassessed at that time.
Nez Perce Tribe ERWM Air Quality Program
208-843-9381 | 1-800-720-4089
email@example.com | www.nezperce.org