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Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert in effect for Thursday June 29, 2023

Last Updated on June 29, 2023 10:37 am

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Eden, Yanceyville, Boone, Wilkesboro, and Yadkinville
1031 AM EDT Thu Jun 29 2023

…AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT…

The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources
in Raleigh NC has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for
Fine Particulates, until midnight EDT tonight.

A Code Orange Air Quality Action Day means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive
groups. Sensitive groups include children…people suffering from
asthma or other lung diseases…heart disease…and the elderly. The
effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous
activity or exercise outdoors.

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