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Air Quality Alert in effect from 10am Saturday to 4am Sunday for elevations above 4000ft

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Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-

Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, and Boone

503 PM EDT Fri Jun 5 2020

…AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EDT SUNDAY…

The North Carolina Division of Environmental and Natural Resources has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for elevations above 4000 feet, for the High Country of North Carolina, for Ground Level Ozone…from 10 AM Saturday, June 6th, to 4 AM EDT Sunday June 7th.

An Air Quality Alert means that Ground Level Ozone concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards.

For additional information…please visit https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenterEnvista

More information about Air Quality also available here – https://files.nc.gov/ncdeq/Air%20Quality/news/brochures/Air_Quality_Color_Guide.pdf#orange

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