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Unhealthy air quality forecast Thursday and Friday

Air pollution is forecast Thursday to reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups, including children, the elderly, and people with asthma, heart disease or lung disease. The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a “Code Orange” alert across the Baltimore … Continue reading

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Code orange issued for midstate air quality Friday, could cause breathing problems

Cold, snow-covered surfaces combined with a forecasted high pressure weather system could cause breathing problems for certain midstate residents on Friday. State environmental officials have called for a code orange air quality action day for south-central Pennsylvania counties, which means unhealthy … Continue reading

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Inversion causes poor air quality in Treasure Valley

The inversion is causing some air quality issues in the Treasure Valley and it’s not expected to move out for a few days. Air quality experts are recommending that certain groups limit their time outdoors.”No wind, no moisture, just kind … Continue reading

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Maryland Under Code Orange Air Quality Alert

As temperatures remain high in the region, the quality of air may become dangerous for the vulnerable population. The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Tuesday and Wednesday in the Baltimore metro … Continue reading

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Code Orange Air Pollution Alert in Philadelphia Today

The National Weather Service has issued a relatively rare Code Orange weather alert for the Philadelphia area today. What that means is, written in the NWS’s preferred all-caps style: AIR POLLUTION CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY BECOME UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE … Continue reading

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Air quality diminishes in Treasure Valley due to ozone and smoke, triggering orange air quality alert

The skies over the Valley have become hazy, and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality is warning those who are sensitive to air pollution to avoid extended periods outdoors. The alert was issued at 2:35 p.m., and it’s in effect … Continue reading

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Heat Prompts Code Orange Air Quality Alert In Baltimore Area

As temperatures remain high in the region, the quality of air may become dangerous for the vulnerable population. The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Tuesday in the Baltimore metro area. Meteorologist … Continue reading

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Code Orange air pollution alert issued for Friday in New Jersey

A Code Orange air quality alert was issued for Friday for Hunterdon and all the other counties in New Jersey. It means that that air pollution concentrations in the region may reach the “unhealthy” level for certain groups of people, … Continue reading

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