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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.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Air Quality Advisory Remains in Effect for the Nez Perce Reservation

Thursday, September 19th, 2014


Description of Air Quality Event:

Although conditions have improved for today, wildfire smoke from the Johnson Bar Fire is expected to return to communities on the Nez Perce Reservation this weekend.  Therefore, the Air Quality Advisory issued on Monday remains in effect.  Some areas may be more impacted than others, so please take appropriate precautions.

Affected Areas:      

All areas on the Nez Perce Reservation.

AQI Category:

Air quality is currently in the “Good” range for most parts of the Reservation; however, some areas my approach the “Unhealthy” category throughout the course of the weekend.  See health-related information below.   


No EPA/NPT burn permits will be approved. This action does not apply to camping and

recreational fires or fires set for cultural or traditional purposes (FARR General Rule for Open Burning, Section 49.131).

Next Update:          

These restrictions are in effect through 10:00am Monday, September 22nd, 2014. Conditions will be reassessed at that time.



Air Quality Category

Health Advisory




Sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.

Unhealthy for
Sensitive Groups

Sensitive people should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.


Sensitive people should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion. Everyone else should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.


Sensitive people should avoid all physical activity outdoors. Everyone else should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion.


Everyone should avoid any exertion. Sensitive people should remain indoors.


Sensitive groups include infants, children, pregnant women, elders, people who have high exposure (those who work, exercise, or spend extensive time outdoors), and those with existing health conditions or chronic diseases like asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, heart disease, or diabetes.


Nez Perce Tribe ERWM Air Quality Program

208-843-9381 | 1-800-720-4089 |


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