Weather Alerts for Grundy County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Air Quality Alert  AIR QUALITY ALERT   Air Quality Alert
GRUNDY COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Central Cook - DuPage - Eastern Will - Grundy - Kane - Kendall - Lake - McHenry - Northern Cook - Northern Will - Southern Cook - Southern Will
Effective: Thu, 7/2 8:36pm Updated: Fri, 7/3 7:10am Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Sat, 7/4 12:00am Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT SATURDAY NIGHT...
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
Metropolitan Area and is in effect until midnight CDT Saturday
night.
An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.
Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.
Area residents are urged to reduce pollution levels. Air quality
forecasts and tips on how you can reduce your emissions can be found
at www.airnow.gov.
Today and Saturday will be the 5th and 6th Air Pollution Action Days
in 2020.
Media Contact...217 558 1536.