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Air Quality Alert

WAC007-019-047-191830-
Chelan-Ferry-Okanogan-
Including the cities of Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Cashmere, Entiat,
Chelan, Manson, Plain, Republic, Inchelium, Keller, Curlew,
Danville, Laurier, Omak, Okanogan, Brewster, Oroville, Mazama,
Winthrop, Methow, Twisp, and Conconully
922 AM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018

An Air Quality Alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Colville Confederated Tribes
Washington Department of Ecology in Spokane
Washington Department of Ecology in Yakima

Washington Counties within the Air Quality
Alert Include:

    Chelan
    Ferry
    Okanogan

...AIR QUALITY ALERT UNTIL TUESDAY...

Unhealthy air will be common due to the large wildfires
currently burning in the region.

Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses
are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience
respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician.

In addition to smoke from local fires in the area the wind is
expected to turn northerly Sunday night into Monday and bring
additional smoke from ongoing fires into Washington which will
continue to keep air quality at unhealthy levels.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.blogspot.com and for current Washington air quality
levels, visit https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.gov.
You may also contact your local air quality agency.



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