Manitoba affected by BC wildfire smoke, special air quality alert in effect

Manitoba affected by BC wildfire smoke, special air quality alert in effect

The app's creator told CitiLab: "So when you make this conversion to cigarettes, it makes it easier to understand what people are dealing with and the consequences air quality has in their daily lives".

Wildfire smoke is the culprit behind the poor air quality.

Officials have extended the air quality advisory for the Bay Area through Tuesday, saying they expect winds to blow smoke into the area.

A change in the weather is expected late Wednesday, she said, when a cold front will sweep across the province, bringing cooler temperatures, scattered showers, wind gusts and the potential for thunderstorms.

An Air Quality Alert remains into effect for virtually all of Montana on Monday. "If you live somewhere where the air quality's worse, like Puyallup or down by Kent, then the air quality index is a little worse and maybe you should limit your outdoor exposure".

Close windows in your home, if possible, and keep the indoor air clean.

Unhealthy air is common across the region due to numerous wildfires, according to the advisory.




The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for parts of Minnesota including a portion of south-central Minnesota from 11 a.m. Monday until 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Smoky, hazy conditions are making a return to the Puget Sound region because of wildfires in British Columbia and the Cascade Mountains, according to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

Monday night... Showers likely with areas of smoke.

An air pollution advisory for southern OR remains in effect until further notice.

It's the second summer in a row when air quality has been affected in B.C.by wildfires.

The air quality issues have forced many closures and cancellations in Spokane.

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