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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 11:53 AM PDT Aug. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality advisory in effect until 5 PM PDT Wednesday...

The southwest clean air agency and olympic regional clean air agency
have issued an air quality advisory, which is in effect until 5 PM
PDT Wednesday. The advisory in effect for the following counties in
southwest washington:

Clark
Cowlitz
Pacific
Skamania
Wahkiakum

An air quality advisory remains in effect. Unhealthy air will be
common at times across southwest Washington due wildfires burning
around the region.

Wholesale improvement to air quality is not likely until mid week or
later. Until then, air quality levels can be expected to oscillate
between unhealthy and moderate. Smoke may not affect all areas at all
times.

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.

More information about air quality can be found at:
www.Swcleanair.Org or on the Washington department of ecology web
site at http://www.Ecy.WA.Gov/air.Html.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com.



1153 am PDT Mon Aug 20 2018

... Air quality advisory in effect until 5 PM PDT Wednesday...

The southwest clean air agency and olympic regional clean air agency
have issued an air quality advisory, which is in effect until 5 PM
PDT Wednesday. The advisory in effect for the following counties in
southwest washington:

Clark
Cowlitz
Pacific
Skamania
Wahkiakum

An air quality advisory remains in effect. Unhealthy air will be
common at times across southwest Washington due wildfires burning
around the region.

Wholesale improvement to air quality is not likely until mid week or
later. Until then, air quality levels can be expected to oscillate
between unhealthy and moderate. Smoke may not affect all areas at all
times.

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.

More information about air quality can be found at:
www.Swcleanair.Org or on the Washington department of ecology web
site at http://www.Ecy.WA.Gov/air.Html.

For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting
Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at
http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com.



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