Air Quality Advisory for Smoke and Ozone through Friday

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The Clark County Department of Air Quality (DAQ) issued an advisory for smoke and ground-level ozone due to wildfires burning in Southern California that may periodically impact Clark County. The advisory is in effect today through Friday, June 26.

Air Quality officials say the smoke from the Lake wildfire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest is drifting into the local area.  Smoke is made of small dust particles and other pollutants that can aggravate respiratory diseases. At this time, unhealthy levels of air pollution are not occurring. Air Quality officials will continue to monitor conditions and will post an alert on the forecast page of the DAQ website if unhealthy levels actually occur. A link to the forecast page is located at http://redrock.clarkcountynv.gov/forecast/.

Do not reply directly to this email. If you want more information on the air quality forecast, or other aspects of the local air quality program, please contact your local air quality agency using the information above. For more information on the U.S. EPA’s AIRNow Program, visit http://www.airnow.gov.

 

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