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MTC089-251500-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1150 AM WED AUG 24 2016

THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR
QUALITY ALERT FOR SANDERS COUNTY IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE
TO NEARBY WILDFIRE ACTIVITY.   SIGNIFICANT AIR QUALITY IMPACTS ARE
BEING REPORTED IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF GALLATIN COUNTY NEAR
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK AND THE COMMUNITY OF THOMPSON FALLS IN
SANDERS COUNTY. THIS ALERT WILL BE UPDATED AGAIN AT 900AM ON AUGUST
25...2016.

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 IN THOMPSON FALLS ARE UNHEALTHY.

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION... VISIT THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
QUALITY AT WWW.TODAYSAIR.MT.GOV.

$$

MTC031-251500-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1145 AM WED AUG 24 2016

THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR
QUALITY ALERT FOR GALLATIN COUNTY IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE
TO NEARBY WILDFIRE ACTIVITY.   SIGNIFICANT AIR QUALITY IMPACTS ARE
BEING REPORTED IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF GALLATIN COUNTY NEAR
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK AND THE COMMUNITY OF THOMPSON FALLS IN
SANDERS COUNTY. THIS ALERT WILL BE UPDATED AGAIN AT 900AM ON AUGUST
25...2016.

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 IN WEST YELLOWSTONE ARE UNHEALTHY.

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION... VISIT THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
QUALITY AT WWW.TODAYSAIR.MT.GOV.

$$

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 RIVERTON WY
230 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

WYZ001>020-022>030-251100-
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-
230 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL WYOMING. LIGHT SNOW IN THE ABSAROKAS AND BIG HORN RANGE
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. ABSAROKA
AND BIGHORN MOUNTAINS COULD SEE LIGHT SNOW THURSDAY.

SATURDAY...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE SOUTH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ARE URGED TO REPORT HAIL AND WIND GUSTS PAST 45 MPH. THANK
YOU.

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