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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 9:27 AM PDT Aug. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Colville confederated tribes
Washington department of ecology in Spokane
Washington department of ecology in Yakima

Washington counties within the air quality
alert include:

    Chelan
    Ferry
    Okanogan

... Air quality alert until 12pm Thursday...

Unhealthy to hazardous air quality will be common due to the large
wildfires currently burning in the region.

Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses
are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience
respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician.

In addition to smoke from local fires in the area the wind is
expected to turn northerly through Monday and bring additional smoke
from ongoing fires into Washington which will continue to keep air
quality at unhealthy to hazardous levels.

The air quality alert will be reevaluated Wednesday by the agencies
listed above and determine if it needs to be extended at that point.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality
levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov. You
may also contact your local air quality agency.



927 am PDT Mon Aug 20 2018

An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Colville confederated tribes
Washington department of ecology in Spokane
Washington department of ecology in Yakima

Washington counties within the air quality
alert include:

    Chelan
    Ferry
    Okanogan

... Air quality alert until 12pm Thursday...

Unhealthy to hazardous air quality will be common due to the large
wildfires currently burning in the region.

Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses
are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience
respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician.

In addition to smoke from local fires in the area the wind is
expected to turn northerly through Monday and bring additional smoke
from ongoing fires into Washington which will continue to keep air
quality at unhealthy to hazardous levels.

The air quality alert will be reevaluated Wednesday by the agencies
listed above and determine if it needs to be extended at that point.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality
levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov. You
may also contact your local air quality agency.


1250 PM PDT sun Aug 19 2018

An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Colville confederated tribes
Washington department of ecology in Spokane
Washington department of ecology in Yakima

Washington counties within the air quality
alert include:

    Chelan
    Ferry
    Okanogan

... Air quality alert until Tuesday...

Unhealthy to hazardous air quality will be common due to the large
wildfires currently burning in the region.

Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses
are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience
respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician.

In addition to smoke from local fires in the area the wind is
expected to turn northerly through Monday and bring additional smoke
from ongoing fires into Washington which will continue to keep air
quality at unhealthy to hazardous levels.

The air quality alert will be reevaluated Monday and Tuesday by the
agencies listed above and determine if it needs to be extended at
that point.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality
levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov. You
may also contact your local air quality agency.



1250 PM PDT sun Aug 19 2018

An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Colville confederated tribes
Washington department of ecology in Spokane
Washington department of ecology in Yakima

Washington counties within the air quality
alert include:

    Chelan
    Ferry
    Okanogan

... Air quality alert until Tuesday...

Unhealthy to hazardous air quality will be common due to the large
wildfires currently burning in the region.

Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses
are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience
respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician.

In addition to smoke from local fires in the area the wind is
expected to turn northerly through Monday and bring additional smoke
from ongoing fires into Washington which will continue to keep air
quality at unhealthy to hazardous levels.

The air quality alert will be reevaluated Monday and Tuesday by the
agencies listed above and determine if it needs to be extended at
that point.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality
levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov. You
may also contact your local air quality agency.