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IDC019-037-081-242200-

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IDAHO FALLS ID
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
330 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE IDAHO
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY...

DUE TO WILDFIRE SMOKE, THE AIR QUALITY HAS BECOME MODERATE IN
TETON...BONNEVILLE...AND CUSTER COUNTIES OF IDAHO. THIS ADVISORY
WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL AIR QUALITY HAS SIGNIFICANTLY
IMPROVED.

THOSE INDIVIDUALS HAVING AN INHERENT SENSITIVITY TO INCREASED
PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO AVOID PROLONGED PHYSICAL
EXERTION OUTSIDE. AT THESE LEVELS THERE IS AN INCREASING
LIKELIHOOD OF RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS AND INCREASED AGGRAVATION OF
ASTHMA AND/OR LUNG AILMENTS.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED ABOUT 4 PM MDT WEDNESDAY UNLESS
CONDITIONS IMPROVE AND THE ADVISORY IS NO LONGER NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE ACCESS THE DEPARTMENTS
WEBSITE AT HTTP://AIRQUALITY.DEQ.IDAHO.GOV

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE DEQ AIR QUALITY ANALYST, AIR
QUALITY DIVISION, IDAHO FALLS IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 528 2650.



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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
554 AM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-241300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
554 AM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHERN
AND PORTIONS OF EASTERN UTAH TODAY. THESE STORMS HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN.

ENHANCED WESTERLY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN
OF NORTHERN UTAH WILL COMBINE WITH LOW HUMIDITIES TO CREATE
HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WHERE FUELS ARE CRITICALLY DRY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AREAWIDE FOR WEDNESDAY WITH JUST A
FEW LINGERING STORMS ACROSS THE SOUTH.

MOISTURE WILL RETURN THURSDAY AND LINGER THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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