Air Quality Alert issued July 2 at 5:10PM MDT by NWS Pueblo CO

Posted at 5:28 PM, Jul 02, 2019

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has
issued the following…

WHAT…Action Day for Ozone.

WHERE…El Paso, Douglas, Jefferson, Denver, Arapahoe, Adams,
Broomfield, Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties.

WHEN…7/2/2019 4:00:00 PM MDT to 7/3/2019 4:00:00 PM MDT

ADDITION DETAILS…An Action Day for Ozone is now in effect for the
seven-county Denver-Boulder metropolitan area. Requests to limit
driving are now in effect until at least 4 PM Wednesday, July 3,
2019. Ozone concentrations will remain in the Good to Moderate
range on Tuesday. However, limited chances for thunderstorms, along
with warmer temperatures and sunny skies, will allow ozone to reach
concentrations that are Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups on Wednesday.
The highest concentrations are expected in the western portions of
the northern Colorado Front Range. For more information, please see
the Air Quality Forecast below. For areas included in this advisory
that are not expected to exceed the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
(USG) air quality designation, we request that activities, such as
driving, be reduced to lessen the impacts on neighboring air quality.
Additional air pollution in this region may directly diminish air
quality or contribute to precursors which may also adversely
affect air quality. For Colorado air quality conditions,
forecasts and advisories, visit:

HEALTH INFORMATION…Increasing likelihood of respiratory symptoms
and breathing discomfort in active children and adults and people
with lung disease, such as asthma. Active children and adults, and
people with lung disease, such as asthma, should reduce prolonged
or heavy outdoor exertion.