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Wednesday’s Weather

LC Valley:

Today: Sunny skies with winds NNW at 10-20mph. Clear skies at night with winds SW at 10-15mph. 89/58.

Thursday: Sunny skies with winds NNW at 5-10mph. Clear skies with winds S at 5-10mph. 87/57.

Friday: Mainly sunny skies with winds NNW at 5-10mph. Clear skies overnight with winds SSE at 5-10mph. 92/61.

Palouse Area:

Today: Sunshine with winds WNW at 10-15mph during the day. Clear skies overnight with winds W at 10-15mph. 80/49.

Thursday: A mostly sunny sky and winds WNW at 5-10mph throughout the day. Clear skies at night with light winds. 79/50.

Friday: Sunny skies and winds W at 5-10mph. Clear skies and winds SSE at 5-10mph through the night. 83/52.

Prairie Area: 

Today: Mostly sunny skies during the day with winds NNW at 10-20mph. Clear skies at night with winds WNW at 10-15mph. 79/49.

Thursday: Mainly sunny skies with winds NNW at 5-10mph. Clear skies with winds SW at 5-10mph. 77/49.

Friday: Mostly sunny skies during the day with winds NNW at 5-10mph. Clear skies overnight with winds SSW at 5-10mph. 81/52.

Red Flag Warning from WED 11:00 AM PDT until WED 9:00 PM PDT

Action Recommended

Make preparations per the instructions

Issued By

Missoula - MT, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

Palouse/Nez Perce Reservation/Hells Canyon Region

Description

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY... Affected area: Fire Zone 102 (Palouse/Hells Canyon). Impacts: The combination of gusty winds and low humidity will produce critical fire weather conditions. Winds: West to northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 to 30 mph. Minimum humidities: 15 to 25 percent.

Air Quality Alert until WED 12:00 PM PDT

Action Recommended

Avoid the subject event as per the instructions

Issued By

Spokane - WA, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

Nez Perce County

Description

An Air Quality Alert has been issued by the following agencies: Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in Lewiston Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in Coeur d'Alene Nez Perce Tribe The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has extended an Air Pollution Forecast and Caution to notify residents of Latah, Nez Perce, Lewis, Clearwater, and Idaho Counties off the Nez Perce Reservation of degraded air quality.

Due to wildfire smoke health impacts may occur, BURNING RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT.

Air quality is currently in the MODERATE category and is forecast to remain in the moderate to unhealthy due to regional wildfire activity. The pollutant of concern is Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5). Health Impacts and Recommended Actions: When air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups, sensitive personsmay experience health effects and should limit prolonged or heavy exertion and limit time spent outdoors.

The general public is unlikely to be affected. Outdoor Burning Restrictions: All outdoor open burning is prohibited by the Department of Environmental Quality in accordance with the Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho (IDAPA 58.01.01.550). For more information, contact DEQs Regional Office in Lewiston at (208) 799-4370.

For real-time air monitoring information, visit DEQs website at airquality.deq.idaho.gov. For more information concerning local ordinances contact your local city or county. Sensitive groups include those with heart and lung disease, older adults, and children.

 

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