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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.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Air Quality Advisory Remains in Effect for the Nez Perce Reservation

Monday, September 22nd,  2014


Description of Air Quality Event:

Wildfire smoke from the Johnson Bar Fire continues to impact communities on the Nez Perce Reservation.  Therefore, the Air Quality Advisory will remain in effect.  Wildfire smoke may continue to move in and out of the area throughout the day and overnight.  Some areas may be more impacted than others, so please take appropriate precautions.

Affected Areas:      

All areas on the Nez Perce Reservation.

AQI Category:

The Clearwater River corridor from Stites to Orofino continues to experience air quality in the “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups” to “Unhealthy” categories. Elsewhere, air quality is generally in the “Moderate” category.  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 Tuesday, September 23rd, 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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