Active AlertsPhiladelphia, PA

Air Quality Alert
Issued at Wed 3:45 PM Jun. 7
Issued by: National Weather Service

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has issued
a code orange air quality alert Thursday for The Philadelphia
Metro area.

A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine