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Meteorological Forecast and Air Quality Discussion:
Today, a drying trend will establish and precipitation looks to finally cease over much of the region. There will be a chance for showers over the southern Clearwater. The surface wind direction will be from the north-northeast at 5-10 mph. Skies will be mostly cloudy to mostly sunny over the Panhandle. Mixing heights are expected to range from 6,000-8,000 feet AGL over all airsheds. The winds aloft over northern Idaho will be from the north-northeast at speeds of 8-12 mph. Ventilation will be POOR in the morning and become GOOD in the afternoon. The inversions will break out between 10am-11am. 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.