The Washington State Department of Ecology has issued an Air Quality Alert
Alert will remain in effect until 11 AM PDT Tuesday
(STL.News) A Smoke Air Quality Alert has been issued. Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecasted conditions will cause air quality to reach unhealthy levels.
Pollutants in smoke can cause:
- Bburning eyes
- Runny nose
- Aggravate heart and lung diseases
- and aggravate other serious health problems
Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung condition.
Information about air quality is on the Washington Department of Ecology Web site at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/air.html or call (360) 407-6000.