Air Quality Alert – Yellow from 9/12/2020 6:58:00 PM to 9/14/2020 11:00:00 AM


Air Quality Alert – Yellow from 9/12/2020 6:58:00 PM to 9/14/2020 11:00:00 AM

Air Quality Alert issued September 14 at 3:49AM PDT by NWS SeattleClallam; Grays Harbor; Island; Jefferson; King; Kitsap; Lewis; Mason; Pierce; San Juan; Skagit; Snohomish; Thurston; Whatcom…AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING…An Air Quality Alert for smoke has been issued by the following agencies: Olympic Region Clean Air AgencyNorthwest Clean Air AgencyPuget Sound Clean Air AgencySouthwest Clean Air Agencyuntil 11 AM PDT this morning. The air quality will be Unhealthy, Very Unhealthy, and Hazardous across most of Western Washington today due to abundant smoke near the surface. Very Unhealthy to Hazardous air quality means everyone should stay indoors. Avoid all strenuous activity. Close windows and doors if it’s not too hot, set your AC to recirculate, and use a HEPA air filter if possible. People with heart or lung disease or those who have had a stroke should consult their health care provider about leaving the area and wearing a properly-fitted respiratory mask if they must go outdoors. Follow burn bans and evacuation orders.

 

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