Idaho Smoke Map

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.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Possible weather change early next week. Some air quality improvements on the horizon for some areas



Most of Idaho remains in the Moderate to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups category due to current weather conditions and wildfires burning in Washington, Canada, Oregon, Montana and Idaho. Hazy and smoky conditions are expected to persist through the weekend for most of Idaho. Weather forecasts are beginning to hint at a possible weather change coming early next week.
Air Quality Advisories and Burn Bans Currently in Effect
  • The DEQ Boise Regional Office issued an Air Quality Forecast and Caution through Wednesday August 9 at 3pm, for Ada, Canyon, Valley, Washington, Payette, Gem, Owyhee, and Elmore counties.
  • The DEQ Lewiston Office issued an Air Quality Forecast and Caution through Friday August 11 at 12pm, for Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, and Nez Perce counties, river corridors, and surrounding areas off the Nez Perce Reservation.
  • The DEQ Twin Fall Regional Office an Air Quality Forecast and Caution through Wednesday, August 9 at 1pm, for Gooding, Lincoln, Jerome, Blaine, Camas, Twin Falls, Minidoka, and Cassia Counties.
  • The DEQ Coeur d'Alene Regional Office issued an Air Quality Advisory through Friday August 11 at 1pm, for Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, and Shoshone counties.
  • The DEQ Pocatello Regional Office has lifted their Air Quality Forecast and Caution for Bannock, Power and franklin counties. Bannock County remains a No Burn area due to a county fire safety ordinance currently in effect.

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