Air Quality Alert for June 29 due to Wildfire Smoke
Thursday, June 29 is an Air Quality Alert for particle pollution from wildfire smoke in Louisville/Southern Indiana, Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups. Forecasters believe particle pollution will be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (orange) range. Sensitive groups include seniors, children, and people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD.
Wednesday’s air is in the Unhealthy for all groups range, due to smoke impacts. Sensitive groups (those with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children) should avoid prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.
The rest of the general public should reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion. All should be aware of symptoms like coughing, shortness of breath, palpitations, fatigue, or other respiratory or heart issues.