...DEGRADED AIR QUALITY LATE THURSDAY THROUGH THIS WEEKEND DUE TO
WHAT...Wildfire Smoke will cause Moderate to potentially
unhealthy air quality.
WHERE...Eastern Nebraska and western Iowa
WHEN....Tonight especially near and north of Interstate 80,
continuing into Friday across the entire area, and possibly
continuing through the weekend.
IMPACTS...The smoke may become dense enough to cause health
impacts, particularly for individuals with respiratory problems,
elderly, and young children.
HEALTH INFORMATION...Those with health conditions sensitive to
air quality should reduce prolonged outdoor activity. Should air
conditions worsen, prolonged or heavy exertion should be avoided
by those susceptible to air quality issues. Others may want to
consider the impacts of the expected poor air quality when
planning and participating in outdoor activities and adjust as
For the most recent update on air quality across the region,
please visit airnow.gov, and your local health department web