9OYS Health Watch
Pima County air quality downgraded
PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality has downgraded the particulate pollution advisory issued for Friday to an air quality watch for areas that did not receive rain.
In a news release, the department stated that elevated wind speeds are still being forecasted for Friday afternoon. Areas that received moisture are likely to produce less wind-generated dust.
PDEQ monitors air pollution in our region at 18 air quality monitoring sites. Up-to-the-hour air pollution levels are available online at the PDEQ website www.airinfonow.org or by calling the PDEQ hotline at (520) 882-4AIR.