Heat brings new Code Orange Air Quality Alert

RALEIGH

The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources in Raleigh has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ground level ozone.

The alert covers Chatham, Cumberland, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Orange, Person, Vance, and Wake counties until 9 p.m.

Click here for all weather watches and warnings

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.

Classifieds | Report A Typo |  Send Tip |  Get Alerts | See Click Fix
Follow @abc11 on Twitter  |  Become a fan on Facebook

Copyright © 2019 WTVD-TV. All Rights Reserved.