Air Quality Alert Red Flag Warning Sept 8, 12pm to Sept 8, 9pm

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

Sept 8 Smoke Map

Yellow Pine Forecast

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.