Code Orange Air Quality Action Day – Monday

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Monday, July 9th is a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Delaware!

Ozone levels have risen quickly over the weekend and weather conditions will be conducive on Monday for further formation of ozone due to full sun all day with light winds. Highest concentrations are expected in New Castle County. Similar conditions are expected for Tuesday as well.

Code Orange levels are ozone are Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.

This forecast was brought to you by the Division of Air Quality, DNREC

http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/AQI/Pages/AQIForecast.aspx

A Code Orange air quality forecast for ozone is a level of pollution that can be unhealthy for sensitive groups, such as young children, the elderly, and those with heart and/or respiratory conditions. Such persons should limit outdoor activities, especially those that require a high level of exertion. Any health related questions should be directed to the Division of Public Health at 302-739-6619. All other questions should be directed to the Division of Air Quality at 302-739-9402.