1058 am PDT Fri Sep 19 2014
An air quality alert has been issued by the Idaho department of
environmental quality in Lewiston
Air quality has improved today and is currently in the good
category. Air quality is forecast to be in the moderate to
unhealthy for sensitive groups category through the weekend as
wildfire smoke from the Johnson Bar wildfire returns to the
All open burning is prohibited by Idaho state aq rules (idapa
58.01.01.550) in Latah... Nez Perce... Lewis counties.
Those individuals who are sensitive to increased particulate or
smoke levels are encouraged to limit prolonged or strenuous
outdoor activity. An increase in symptoms of asthma and other
respiratory ailments are likely. Your cooperation is appreciated.
This statement is issued by the deq air quality analyst... air
quality division... Lewiston Idaho. Contact at 208 799 4370.
For more information on Idaho air quality visit... /use all lower
The low temperature at Kellogg in the past 24 hours ending at 800 am
was 58 degrees. This sets the record for the warmest low temperature
for this period. The previous record of 54 degrees was set in 1981.
Records have been kept at this site since 1905.