The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY has issued a Air Quality ALERT for Tuesday thru Wednesday night.
Here’s what they had to say:
THE LOUISVILLE METRO AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT AND THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT HAVE ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ALERT…IN EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR OZONE HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE LOUISVILLE METRO AREA. ORANGE: MEMBERS OF SENSITIVE GROUPS MAY EXPERIENCE HEALTH EFFECTS. THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED. SENSITIVE GROUPS INCLUDE THE ELDERLY…CHILDREN…PERSONS WITH ASTHMA OR OTHER BREATHING PROBLEMS…AND PERSONS WITH LUNG AND HEART DISEASE. PEOPLE IN THESE GROUPS ARE ADVISED TO LIMIT THEIR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TO REDUCE THEIR EXPOSURE TO OZONE AND PARTICULATE POLLUTION.
This also means that we request that there be NO open burning of yard waste on Tuesday through Wednesday.