Saturday a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Particulate Pollution


Saturday is a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for particulate matter in Delaware as light to moderate southeasterly winds recirculate smoke from the Canadian wildfires into Delaware. Also high pressure, warm temperatures and partly sunny skies will aid in ozone development pushing air quality to levels unhealthy for sensitive groups for particulate matter and…

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Saturday – a Code Orange Air Quality Day


Saturday will be an Ozone Code Orange Air Quality Day for Delaware. Mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-90s will promote ozone production and light and variable winds will allow pollutants to accumulate. These conditions are unhealthy for sensitive groups ‚Äď like young children, the elderly and those with heart and/or respiratory conditions. On…

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Today is a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Delaware


It will be very hot and humid for the third day. A weak cold front will approach from the north and spark a line of thunderstorms, but these storms are not projected to reach New Castle County until the early evening. At that point, it will likely be too late in the day to limit…

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Thursday – A Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for DE


Thursday, May 3rd, will be a¬†Code Orange¬†Air Quality Action Day for Delaware! An early season air quality event is underway across the northern Mid-Atlantic region. Ozone has risen dramatically¬†on Tuesday, much faster than expected, given the still relatively low temperatures by summer standards. The air mass in place appears to be quite polluted, with dilute…

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