Weather Alerts for Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Air Quality Alert  AIR QUALITY ALERT   Air Quality Alert
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Adams - Arapahoe - Boulder - Broomfield - Denver - Douglas - Jefferson - Larimer - Weld
Effective: Wed, 8/10 4:10pm Updated: Thu, 8/11 3:12pm Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Thu, 8/11 4:00pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...OZONE ACTION DAY ALERT FROM 400 PM WEDNESDAY UNTIL 400 PM
THURSDAY...
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has
issued the following...
WHAT...Ozone Action Day Alert.
WHERE...Douglas, Jefferson, Denver, western Arapahoe, western
Adams, Broomfield, Boulder, Larimer, and Weld Counties
WHEN...400 PM Wednesday August 10 to 400 PM Thursday August 11
IMPACTS...Ozone Action Day Alert is now in effect for the Front
Range Urban Corridor. Requests to limit driving of non-ZEV
vehicles (i.e., gas or diesel) are now in effect until at least 4
p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2022.  Ozone concentrations in the
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups are likely both Wednesday and
Thursday during the afternoon and evening hours. On Wednesday,
ozone concentrations in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
category will be most likely for locations in and near the Denver
Metro area, as well as northward along the Front Range and lower
foothills to include Boulder, Longmont, and Fort Collins. On
Thursday, this area will expand to include southern parts of Weld
County. For areas included in this advisory that are not expected
to reach the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (USG) air quality
designation, we request that activities, such as driving non- ZEV
vehicles (i.e., gas or diesel), be reduced to lessen the impacts
on neighboring air quality. Additional air pollution in this
region may directly worsen air quality or contribute to precursors
which may also adversely affect air quality.  For Colorado air
quality conditions, forecasts and advisories, visit:
https://www.colorado.gov/airquality/colorado_summary.aspx
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.