Action Recommended

Avoid the subject event as per the instructions

Issued By

Pueblo – CO, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

northern Teller and northwestern El Paso Counties. Locations include, but are not limited to Cripple Creek and Colorado Springs

Description

…AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR OZONE FROM 800 AM TUESDAY UNTIL 1000 PM WEDNESDAY…

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued the following…

WHAT…Air Quality Health Advisory for Ozone.

WHERE…northern Teller and northwestern El Paso Counties. Locations include, but are not limited to Cripple Creek and Colorado Springs.

WHEN…800 AM Tuesday July 27 to 1000 PM Wednesday July 28

IMPACTS…Lingering wildfire smoke will enhance ozone across the advisory area both Tuesday and Wednesday. Ozone concentrations are expected to reach the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups category during the afternoons both days, then return to more moderate levels during the late evenings and mornings.

HEALTH INFORMATION…Public Health Recommendations: Increasing likelihood of respiratory symptoms and breathing discomfort in active children and adults and people with lung disease, such as asthma. Active children and adults, and people with lung disease, such as asthma, should reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.

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