Air Quality Alert Red Flag Warning Sept 8, 12pm to Sept 8, 9pm
All outdoor open burning is prohibited by the Department of Environmental Quality.
Orange Air Quality PM2.5 = 119
Today Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Tonight Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Air Quality Alert
IDC001-003-015-027-039-045-073-075-085-087-091900- Ada-Adams-Boise-Canyon-Elmore-Gem-Owyhee-Payette-Valley-Washington- 934 AM MDT Wed Sep 8 2021 ...AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND CAUTION FROM THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY FOR ADA, ADAMS, BOISE, CANYON, ELMORE, GEM, OWYHEE, PAYETTE, VALLEY, AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES... The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air Pollution Forecast and Caution to notify residents of Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley, and Washington Counties of degraded air quality. Due to smoke from wildfires health impacts may occur. Air quality is currently in the Unhealthy-for- Sensitive-Groups category and is forecast to continue through 1 PM MDT Friday. The pollutant of concern is Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5). Health Impacts and Recommended Actions: 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. The general public is unlikely to be affected. Contact: For more information, contact DEQ`s Regional Office in the Treasure Valley, at (208) 373-0550. For real-time air monitoring information, visit DEQ`s website at airquality.deq.idaho.gov. For more information concerning local ordinances contact your local city or county. Woodstove Burning Restrictions: Voluntary burn ban for residential wood burning activities Outdoor Burning Restrictions: All outdoor open burning is prohibited by the Department of Environmental Quality in accordance with local ordinances
Red Flag Warning
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Boise ID 113 PM MDT Tue Sep 7 2021 IDZ402-403-082100- /O.NEW.KBOI.FW.W.0015.210908T1800Z-210909T0300Z/ Eastern Payette National Forest-Northern Boise National Forest- 113 PM MDT Tue Sep 7 2021 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR EASTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AND NORTHERN BOISE NATIONAL FOREST...WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 402 AND 403... The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Wednesday. * WINDS...Gusts up to 35 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 15 percent. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will occur shortly.