TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality is issuing an advisory for ground-level ozone air pollution.
Department officials said Thursday particulate matter levels are expected to rise.
They are crediting this increase to the Contreras Fire southwest of Tucson.
The Department is cautioning locals to limit their time outside this afternoon to avoid exposure to anything harmful.
PDEQ is issuing an advisory for ground-level ozone air pollution for the Tucson metropolitan area today. Particulate matter levels will also likely be elevated due to the Contreras Fire southwest of Tucson. Limit your level of time outside this afternoon to avoid your exposure. pic.twitter.com/8JxYJue7jt— Pima County DEQ (@PimaDEQ) June 16, 2022
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