Tuesday, Wednesday bad air days

Published 12:00 am Monday, June 20, 2011

An Air Quality Action Day has been declared for Tuesday.
The forecast for the air is code orange, unhealthy for sensitive groups, with ozone as the primary problem.
Wednesday’s forecast is the same, unhealthy for sensitive groups; Thursday brings a forecast of moderate air quality, or code yellow.
For additional information concerning the air quality forecast including a detailed forecast discussion, please visit http://www.ncair.org/ airaware/forecast.
The Charlotte air quality forecast region includes Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union and southern Iredell counties.
Modify your physical activity as needed. Children, active adults and those with heart or respiratory disease should limit outdoor activity.
Open burning is generally prohibited on Air Quality Action Days. Burning trash and other non-vegetative material is always prohibited. For more information and exceptions to the Open Burning Rule, visit www.ncair.org/enf/openburn and http://www.ncair.org/rules/rules/sec1900.pdf.