The National Weather Service has extended their Air Quality alert to Thursday -8-June. This is due to wildfire smoke transport from eastern Canadian wildfires. Bringing levels of fine particulates with it. It is recommended that sensitive individuals, including those with heart or lung disease, the elderly, and the young should limit strenuous activities and the amount of time active outdoors. The wearing of masks, outdoors is advised. Along with the use of air-conditions, if possible, so window can remain closed. Addition, ozone is forecast to reach the moderate category on Wednesday as sunny skies, light winds, and warm temperatures are forecast for New Jersey.
Flight delays at local Airports have been reported. Local Sports teams, the New York Yankees, and New York Liberty, have postponed Wednesday game. Some High School sports teams have move practices indoor, and are monitoring the conditions for game days. Local Offices of Emergency Management have also issued alerts for poor air quality and asked to look-out on neighbors who may be affected.
For additional information, please visit the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Web site at http://www.njaqinow.net
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