• Air Quality Alert

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    WAC005-013-021-037-039-071-077-111700- Benton-Columbia-Franklin-Kittitas-Klickitat-Walla Walla-Yakima- Including the cities of Kennewick, Richland, Benton City, Prosser, Hanford, Dayton, Starbuck, Pasco, Connell, Ellensburg, Cle Elum, Easton, Goldendale, White Salmon, Trout Lake, Bickleton, Roosevelt, College Place, Walla Walla, Burbank, Waitsburg, Prescott, Grandview, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima, Granger, Mabton, Selah, Wapato, White Swan, Zillah, Naches, and Cliffdell 937 AM PDT Fri Aug 10 2018 ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY... The Washington State Department of Ecology has issued an Air Quality Alert...in effect until 10 AM PDT Saturday. A Smoke Air Quality Alert has been issued. Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecasted conditions will cause air quality to reach unhealthy levels. Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes...runny nose...aggravate heart and lung diseases...and aggravate other serious health problems. Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung condition. Information about air quality is on the Washington Department of Ecology Web site at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/air.html or call 360-407- 6000. $$

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