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IDC035-049-151615-

Air Quality Alert
Relayed by National Weather Service Missoula MT
1003 AM MDT Tue Aug 14 2018 /903 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018/

...An Air Quality Advisory has been issued by the Idaho Department of
Environmental Quality...

Due to wildfire smoke...the air quality has become Unhealthy for
Sensitive Groups to Unhealthy in Clearwater and Idaho counties of
Idaho including the cities of East Kamiah, Cottonwood and Grangeville.
This Advisory will remain in effect until air quality has
significantly improved.

Those individuals who are sensitive to increased particulate or smoke
levels are encouraged to limit prolonged or strenuous outdoor
activity. An increase in symptoms of asthma and other respiratory
ailments are likely.

Another statement will be issued about 9 AM MDT Wednesday unless
conditions improve and the alert is no longer needed.

For more information please access the department`s website at...
http://www.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality.aspx

This statement is issued by the DEQ Air Quality Analyst...Air Quality
Division...Lewiston, Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370.

$$

MTC029-053-089-161400-

Air Quality Alert
Relayed by National Weather Service Great Falls MT
800 AM MDT Tue Aug 14 2018

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT...

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air
quality alert for Flathead, Lincoln, and Sanders counties in effect
until 8AM on 8/16/2018 due to smoke from wildfires in northwest
Montana, Idaho, Washington, and British Columbia.  This alert will be
updated again at 8AM on 8/16/2018.

An Air Quality Alert means that particulates have been trending
upwards and that an exceedence of the 24 hour National Ambient Air
Quality Standard (NAAQS) has occurred or may occur in the near
future.

Particulate levels are ranging between Unhealthy and Unhealthy for
Sensitive Groups in northwest Montana.

When air quality is Unhealthy... State and local health officials
recommend that people with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly,
and children should avoid prolonged exertion; everyone else should
limit prolonged exertion.

When air quality is Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups... State and local
health officials recommend that people with respiratory or heart
disease, the elderly and children should limit prolonged exertion.

For more information visit the Montana Department of Environmental
Quality at http://todaysair.mt.gov


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
206 AM MDT Tue Aug 14 2018

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Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
206 AM MDT Tue Aug 14 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to widely scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms,
mainly East of the Divide. Strong to severe thunderstorms are
possible mainly east of a Greybull to Riverton line.

Near critical fire weather this afternoon across southern and
portions of western Wyoming.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Wednesday...Critical fire weather possible in southern Wyoming.

Thursday through Sunday...Isolated to locally scattered
thunderstorms. The best chance of showers and thunderstorms will
occur east of the Continental Divide Saturday and Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are urged to report wind gusts past 45 mph and hail.
Thank you.

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