Air Quality Alert Issued by Weather Service Thru Sunday afternoon

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Air Quality Alert

Start 4:09 PM CST, Friday, February 19

End 3:00 PM CST, Sunday, February 21

Source: U.S. National Weather Service

…AIR QUALITY ADVISORY ISSUED FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN… The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Particle Pollution which will remain in effect until 3:00 PM CST Sunday, February 21. This advisory affects people living in Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, Lafayette, Marquette, Milwaukee, Monroe, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha Counties.

Due to stagnant air increasing fine particle concentrations, the air quality index is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS level. Sensitive groups include children, elderly people, individuals with respiratory and cardiac problems, and anyone engaged in strenuous outdoor activities for a prolonged period of time. For more information on current air quality, please see: https://airquality.wi.gov

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