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Air Quality Alert issued June 07 at 5:13PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT THURSDAY NIGHT...
The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources
in Raleigh NC has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for
Fine Particulates, until midnight EDT Thursday night.
An Air Quality Action Day means that Fine Particulates
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. A Code Orange means that air pollution concentrations
within the region are unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive
groups include children...people suffering from asthma or other lung
diseases...heart disease...and the elderly. These groups should limit
their outdoor exertion.
For additional information, please visit the North Carolina
Division of Air Quality Web site at https://airquality.climate.ncsu.edu/.
Alleghany; Ashe; Caswell; Rockingham; Stokes; Surry; Watauga; Wilkes; Yadkin
Issued by: NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia) HIDE
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