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Meteorological Forecast and Air Quality Discussion:
Today, the upper level ridge will flatten and track east with the ridge axis over central Washington. The surface wind direction will be from the northwest to southwest at 5-10 mph. Skies will be sunny. Mixing heights are expected to range from 2,000-7,000 feet AGL over all airsheds. The winds aloft over northern Idaho will be from the southwest to northwest at speeds of 5-15 mph. Ventilation will be POOR in the morning and become GOOD in the afternoon. The inversions will break out between 10am-12noon. Air quality is good. Both PM2.5 and ozone 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.