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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.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Air Quality Alert for Coeur d'Alene Reservation

 

         Air Quality Alert

        Coeur d’Alene Reservation  

 

Time / Date:

8:00 AM Sept 11, 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 the weekend into next week.

 

AQI and AQI Category:

Current Conditions: AQI  = 30 Good Range but sensitive* people should be cautious of changing conditions .

 

Air quality is expected to remain the same. Wind direction could move more smoke back into our area, be aware of changing conditions to protect your health.                     

 

Pollutant (s):

Fine particulate

Restrictions in Effect Until:

No open fires due to dry conditions until further notice

 

Next Update:

Monday 9/14/2020 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:

http://www.epa.gov/airnow

For more information on Idaho’s Air Quality, visit:

http://www.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality/monitoring/daily-reports-and-forecasts.aspx

For more information on CDA Tribal Smoke Management, visit

http://wwwcdatribe-nsn.gov/natural/Smoke.aspx

For more information on CDA Tribe Air Quality Program, visit

http://www.cdatribe-nsn.gov/natural/Air.aspx

 

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