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IDC057-061-069-231800-
LATAH-LEWIS-NEZ PERCE-
957 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN LEWISTON THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY
MORNING. THESE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 AM ON
TUESDAY. CONDITIONS WILL BE REASSESSED AT THAT TIME.

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.

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).

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. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE DEQ AIR QUALITY ANALYST...AIR
QUALITY DIVISION...LEWISTON IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 799 4370.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON IDAHO AIR QUALITY VISIT.../USE ALL LOWER
CASE/...HTTP://WWW.DEQ.IDAHO.GOV/

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-231200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
400 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA.
AREAS OF MORNING FOG...SOME DENSE...ACROSS THE WEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THURSDAY...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...MAINLY FROM
ROCK SPRINGS TO CASPER.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM COULD IMPACT THE AREA
WITH THUNDERSTORMS BOTH DAYS...AND THE POSSIBILITY OF MOUNTAIN
SNOWFALL SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE URGED TO REPORT ANY STRONG WIND GUSTS OR HAIL. THANK
YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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