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Air Quality Alert

WAC029-033-035-053-055-057-061-073-181930-
Island-King-Kitsap-Pierce-San Juan-Skagit-Snohomish-Whatcom-
1225 PM PDT Thu Sep 17 2020

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY...

An Air Quality Alert for smoke has been extended by the Northwest
Clean Air Agency, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, and Southwest Clean
Air Agency, and remains in effect until until 10 AM PDT Saturday.

Region wide smoke will continue through the Friday as an extensive
area of smoke from Western US wildfires continues to impact the
region.

Air quality across the region is expected to remain unhealthy to
very unhealthy.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes, aggravate heart and lung
diseases, and aggravate other serious health problems. Clean Air
Agencies recommending staying at home when possible, limiting
outdoor
activities, and following medical advice from health care
professionals.


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