Air Quality Alert Tuesday - The CW Providence - WLWC

Air Quality Alert Tuesday

An air quality alert has been issued for Tuesday by the RI DEM.  Here's the full statement: 

A very hot airmass will affect RI Tuesday and Wednesday, with highs into the 90s, only slightly cooler near the coast. Light southwest winds and lots of sunshine will allow ozone to reach UNHEALTHY levels for Tuesday statewide. An air quality alert has been issued. Ozone well into MODERATE Wednesday, with some UNHEALTHY readings expected again. Fine particles MODERATE both Tuesday and Wednesday. An approaching front will make for unsettled weather Thursday, with winds a bit more off the ocean, and ozone dropping to lower MODERATE. 

Click here for more from RI DEM - http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/benviron/air/pm.htm

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