Idaho Smoke Map

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**(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.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

DEQ Air Qualty Forecast and Caution Lifted for Magic Valley and Wood River Valley

Air Quality Forecast and Caution - Lifted

Date/Time Issued: Saturday, September 09, 2017/1:00 p.m.

Next Update: As Needed

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has lifted an Air Quality Forecast and Caution for Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, and Twin Falls Counties because of improved air quality. Due to improved air quality, BURNING RESTRICTIONS ARE BEING LIFTED. Air quality is currently in the Good category and forecasted to be in the GOOD to MODERATE categories. Air quality is likely to change drastically with slight changes in fire behavior and weather conditions. Patchy areas of smoke are expected.

Woodstove  Burning Restrictions

No Restrictions

Outdoor Burning Restrictions

Open burning restrictions have been lifted in accordance with the Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho (IDAPA 58.01.01.550).

Health Impacts and Recommended Actions

When air quality is moderate, air quality is acceptable; however, people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution may experience health impacts and should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.

Contact

For more information, contact DEQ’s Regional Office in Twin Falls at (208) 736-2190.

For real-time air monitoring information, visit DEQ’s website at airquality.deq.idaho.gov.

For more information concerning local ordinances contact your local city or county.

Air Quality Index (AQI):

 

For more information on the AQI, visit http://www.epa.gov/airnow/aqi_brochure_02_14.pdf.

For more information about wildfire smoke, visit Idaho’s Smoke Blog at idsmoke.blogspot.com.

* Sensitive groups include those with heart and lung disease, older adults, and children.

 

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