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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