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Meteorological Forecast and Air Quality Discussion:
Today, am upper level low pressure trough will track be located over southwestern Idaho. The surface pressure gradient will be oriented from north to south. Surface wind speeds will range from 5-10 mph and will be from the northeast. Skies will be sunny to partly sunny with hazy conditions. Mixing heights are expected to range from 3,000-8,000 feet AGL over all airsheds. The winds aloft over northern Idaho will be from the northeast at 5-10 mph. Ventilation will be POOR in the morning becoming locally GOOD to EXCELLENT in the afternoon. The inversions will break out between 11am-12noon. Air quality is moderate to unhealthy. PM2.5 concentrations are above program concentration thresholds. Ozone concentrations are forecast to be below 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.