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Code Orange Air Quality Alert – Monday in Alexandria

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.

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.

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Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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