Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

The grey areas of this map show areas under a special air quality statement from Environment Canada

The grey areas of this map show areas under a special air quality statement from Environment Canada

Air Quality is reaching and may maintain at unhealthy, and very unhealthy levels because of the smoky conditions we are experiencing. Current air quality levels in Darrington are UNHEALTHY for everyone.

For a time the smoke filled air lowered visibility to the point that the Washington State Patrol shut down several miles of westbound Highway 18 in the area.

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday things had improved a bit.

Another Air Quality Alert has been issued. "We now have an air quality reading of "Very Unhealthy/Purple". You can find additional information about health and indoor and outdoor air quality at Air Quality and Health webpage.

If you do not have an air conditioner, consider finding a public place with clean, air-conditioned indoor air like a public library or a community center.

It's the second time in a week smoke from wildfires has pushed the state's air quality into risky level.

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Officials recommend staying inside with windows closed and air conditioners set to recirculate.

On Tuesday, most parts of the state were considered moderate in terms of air quality, according to the EPA's AirNow site.

CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe says the smoke has suppressed temperatures across five to seven degrees, but the fire danger is still high to extreme.

The Puget Sound Air Agency has issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties until further notice and is addition to existing fire safety burn bans.

This AirAlert is provided by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

Children are vulnerable to illness because their lungs are developing and low-income earners are at risk because they're less likely to have well-sealed homes and air conditioning, Climate Central reported.

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