For the second day in a row, a Code Orange Air Quality Alert has been issued in the Washington, D.C. metro area including Alexandria, Virginia.
A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.
How hot will it get today? Check out these ‘feels like’ temperatures.
Feels like temps 101° today in DC Metro. https://t.co/UuAFrd4hRi
— Russ Adams (@patpend) June 18, 2018
For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles visit this link.