Monday, August 22, 2011

Air Quality Alert for Valley, Burn Ban in Effect

Posted By on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 8:28 AM

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Following a weekend of ozone alerts, the Treasure Valley enters yet another week with an Air Quality Index Forecast of 75, requiring a restriction on outdoor burning and fireplaces in Boise, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian and Star. Unusually sensitive people are warned to consider reducing prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.

The watchwords for the week ahead are sunny and hot, with highs in the mid 90s until Friday. Chances of thunderstorms increase on Thursday and Friday.

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