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Meteorological Forecast and Air Quality Discussion:
Surface winds will be from the southwest to west to
northwest from north to south. Surface wind speeds will
range from 5-10 mph. Skies will be cloudy. Mixing heights
are expected to range from 3,000-5,000 feet AGL over all
airsheds. The winds aloft over northern Idaho will be from
the southwest-west-northwest at speeds of 5-10 mph.
Ventilation will be POOR in the morning and become
GOOD in the afternoon while remaining MARGINAL over
much of Kootenai, Shoshone, and Clearwater County. The
inversions will break out between 10am-11am.
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.