Weather: AIR QUALITY ALERT and HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
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Weather: AIR QUALITY ALERT and HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

AIR QUALITY ALERT

Lewis-Nez Perce-

Including the cities of Kamiah, Craigmont, Nezperce, Winchester, Lewiston, Lapwai, Peck, Culdesac, and Gifford

Air Pollution Forecast and Caution has been issued by the following agencies through Monday morning:

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in Lewiston

This message also includes the Nez Perce Tribe. Air Quality is forecast to degrade into Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Category. Due to wildfire smoke health impacts may occur, burning restrictions are in effect.

When air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups, sensitive persons may experience health effects and should limit prolonged or heavy exertion and limit time spent outdoors.


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

Northern Panhandle-Coeur d`Alene Area-Idaho Palouse-Central Panhandle Mountains-Lewiston Area-Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties-Northeast Blue Mountains-Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties-Washington Palouse-Spokane Area-Northeast Mountains-

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Idaho...North Central Idaho...Northeast Washington and Southeast Washington.

TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Wildfire smoke will continue into the early part of this week, causing reduced air quality.

 

Lewiston Area:       

Today: Widespread haze, areas of smoke, mostly cloudy, 20% chance of nighttime rain. High 88/ low 62.

Tuesday: 20% chance of daytime rain, partly sunny day, mostly cloudy night. 86/61.

Wednesday: 20% chance of rain, mostly sunny day, partly cloudy night. 87/60.

Thursday: Mostly sunny day. 88/55.

Palouse Area:

Today: Widespread haze, areas of smoke, mostly cloudy. 79/51.

Tuesday: 20% chance of daytime rain, partly sunny day, mostly cloudy night. 77/50.

Wednesday: 20% chance of rain, mostly sunny day, partly cloudy night.79/49.

Thursday: Mostly sunny day. 80/50.

Prairie Area:

Today: Widespread haze, areas of smoke, partly sunny day, 20% chance of nighttime rain, mostly cloudy night. 78/54.

Tuesday: 30% chance of rain, partly sunny day, mostly cloudy night. 75/52.

Wednesday: 30% chance of rain, mostly sunny day, partly cloudy night. 78/51.

Thursday: 20% chance of rain, mostly sunny day. 78/47.

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