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Meteorological Forecast and Air Quality Discussion:
Today will see a chance for showers over the northern regions of southern Idaho. The surface pressure gradient will be oriented from the west to east with tightening over eastern Idaho. Surface wind speeds will range from 5-15 mph and be from the southwest to northwest with higher wind speeds over the eastern airsheds. Skies will be sunny to mostly cloudy. Mixing heights will range from 3,000-9,000 feet AGL. Transport wind speed will be between 10-25 mph and be from the southwest to northwest. Ventilation will be POOR in the morning and EXCELLENT in the afternoon. Inversions are expected to break between 11am-1pm. Air quality is good. Both PM2.5 and ozone concentrations are below program concentration thresholds.
This meteorological forecast discussion was prepared for Idaho Department of Environmental Quality for the sole purpose
of forecasting crop residue burn decisions within the State of Idaho by DEQ staff. DEQ burn decisions do not apply to the
Coeur d'Alene and Nez Perce Reservations. For forecasts and burn decisions for the Coeur d'Alene and Nez Perce Reservations, call 800-345-1007.