Active Alerts Holland State Park, Lake Michigan, MI

Air Quality Alert
Issued at Sat 10:04 AM Jul. 13
Issued by: National Weather Service
Description

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE)has declared an Air Quality Advisory for July 14th for elevatedlevels of ozone in west Michigan. Pollutants within those areas areexpected to be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (USG, OrangeAQI) range.The Air Quality Advisory is in effect for the following Michigancounties:In West Michigan:Allegan, Berrien, Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Van BurenAmple sunlight in the afternoon along with heat and favorable winds willallow for Ozone to develop beyond the USG AQI range.It is recommended that, when possible, you avoid strenuous outdooractivities, especially those with respiratory diseases such asasthma.People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which can lead toozone formation. These activities include:refueling vehicles or topping off when refueling;using gasoline powered lawn equipment;using charcoal lighter fluid.Positive activities include:driving less;telecommuting;walking or bike riding;delaying or combining errands;using water-based paints.For further information, please see EPAs Air Now site for up-to-date air quality data:https://www.airnow.gov/