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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Air Quality Alert - Coeur d'Alene Reservation

 

Air Quality Alert

Coeur d’Alene Reservation  

 

Time / Date:

8:00 AM Sept 15, 2020

Location:

Kootenai and Benewah County on Coeur d’Alene Reservation

Action:

 

CONTACT YOUR LOCAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT OR THIS OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

Cause of Air Pollution:

Wild fires in CA, WA and Oregon with wind direction can increase air pollution levels in our area, these conditions could continue through today and until the end of the week.

 

AQI and AQI Category:

Current Conditions: AQI  = 198 Unhealthy Range some improvement from yesterday, sensitive* people should be cautious and stay indoors. Avoid any outdoor activities until conditions improve. Go to the links on the bottom of this page for more detailed information.

 

Air quality is expected to remain the same for most of the day. Wind direction could reduce smoke in our area, be aware of changing conditions to protect your health this week.                     

 

Pollutant (s):

Fine particulate from wildfire smoke and building materials

Restrictions in Effect Until:

No open fires due to dry conditions until further notice

 

Next Update:

Friday 9/18/2020 by 10 am

Contact:

Les Higgins(208) 686-8101 or (208) 659 2275

What is the Air Quality Index?

 

 

AQI

Category

Cautionary Statement

 

0-50

Good

None

51-100

Moderate

 

Sensitive* people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion.

 

101-150

 

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

 

Everyone should limit exertion outdoors.

 

151-200

 

Unhealthy

 

Everyone should limit exertion.

201-300

Very Unhealthy

Limit any exertion.

301-500

Hazardous

Stay indoors and avoid any exertion.

* Sensitive groups include children, the elderly, those with existing health conditions, and people who have high exposure (those who work, exercise, or spend extensive time out of doors).

 

For more detailed information about the AQI, visit:

https://www.airnow.gov/

For more information on Idaho’s Air Quality visit

http://airquality.deq.idaho.gov/

For more information on CDA Tribal Smoke Management, visit

https://www.cdatribe-nsn.gov/nr/smoke-management/

For more information on CDA Tribe Air Quality visit

https://www.cdatribe-nsn.gov/nr/air-quality/

For up-to-date air quality monitoring info, visit the Idaho Smoke Blog at idsmoke.blogspot.com

Community Guide for Staying Healthy During Wildfire Events  

School Activity Guidelines for Wildfire Smoke Events.

https://www.deq.idaho.gov/news-archives/air-nonessential-burning-update-covid-19-0320/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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