Air Quality Alert issued July 3 at 9:10AM MDT by NWS Pueblo CO

Posted at 9:13 AM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 11:13:00-04

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

WHAT…Action Day for Ozone.

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

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 in the Unhealthy for
Sensitive Groups category on Wednesday. The highest concentrations
are expected from the south and west suburbs of Denver, northward
along the Front Range foothills, to the west of Ft. Collins. 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.