999  
AEUS75 KMSO 162116  
AQAMSO  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE  
IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT  
316 PM MDT TUE AUG 16 2022  
 
IDC059-192115-  
LEMHI-  
316 PM MDT TUE AUG 16 2022  
 
...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FROM THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL  
QUALITY FOR LEMHI COUNTY...  
 
* WHAT...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY BECAUSE OF DEGRADED AIR QUALITY DUE TO  
WILDFIRE SMOKE.  
 
AIR QUALITY INDEX IS FORECAST TO BE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS.  
 
* WHERE...LEMHI COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...NOW THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...MEMBERS OF SENSITIVE GROUPS MAY EXPERIENCE HEALTH  
EFFECTS. THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
AIR POLLUTANTS CAN CAUSE BREATHING DIFFICULTIES FOR CHILDREN, THE  
ELDERLY, AS WELL AS PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS. THOSE  
INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SENSITIVE TO INCREASED PARTICULATE MATTER OR  
SMOKE ARE ENCOURAGED TO AVOID PROLONGED OR STRENUOUS OUTDOOR  
ACTIVITY DURING THIS ADVISORY. OPEN BURNING IS PROHIBITED BY AIR  
QUALITY RULE. IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED THAT ALL OTHER INDIVIDUALS  
LIMIT PROLONGED OR STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OUTDOORS.  
 
THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL  
QUALITY, AIR QUALITY GROUP FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT DEQ'S  
IDAHO FALLS REGIONAL OFFICE AT (208) 528-2650  
 

 
 
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