The DEQ extended its caution Thursday afternoon, expecting "more of the same" for the next two days, according to Bobby Dye, regional manager of air quality and remediation at the DEQ's Twin Falls office.
The National Weather Service is forecasting east-northeast, south-southwest and west-southwest winds during the day, which may give us a break from the smoke today. That, she added, will depend on whether there are high winds as well as surface winds since the smoke has drifted here at higher altitudes.
No good air quality was recorded at any of the air monitors in Eastern Washington on Monday, Dahmmapala said, with most locations reading unhealthy air.
The department says conditions are not likely to be as extreme as last week, but ozone levels are still expected to reach the "unhealthy for sensitive groups" range in the Portland and Vancouver metro areas. When air quality is Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups, people with heart or lung disease, children and the elderly should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
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