This afternoon the air quality index crept into moderate category in the Coeur d'Alene area. Wildfires in the vicinity of Quincy and Wenatchee, Washington are generating smoke and westerly winds are transporting the smoke to northern Idaho and the Coeur d’Alene area. Additional, information regarding the wildfires can be found at: https://www.nifc.gov/fireInfo/nfn.htm and at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5282/ . Satellite imagery of the smoke transport to the area can be viewed at: http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/west/wfo/otx/h5-loop-vis.html.
Idaho Smoke Map Legend
**(Preliminary Data Warning: Data found on the map shown below is preliminary and is subject to change. Data is in local standard time format - no adjustment for daylight savings time. The map is not able to display the temporary monitors. Check the AIR QUALITY NOW tab below for links for these monitors.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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This blog page is currently active for the 2017 Fire Season. When conditions require, this page will be used by county, state, tribal, and federal agencies to provide information for Idaho communities affected by wildfire smoke.
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