• Air Quality Alert

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    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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