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Air quality alert issued for Whatcom County

The Sun is visible behind clouds amidst heavy wildfire smoke (September 16, 2020). Photo: Whatcom News

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — An air quality alert for smoke has been issued by Northwest Clean Air Agency until 11am on Monday, October 17th.

The air quality is expected to be in the unhealthy for sensitive groups range.

Air quality along the Cascade valleys may be further diminished during this period. All sensitive groups should limit spending any time outdoors. People with health conditions may have worsened symptoms. Healthy people may start to have symptoms.

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