The Department of Environmental Management has issued an air quality alert for Tuesday. DEM forecaster, Darren Austin says ozone levels are expected to reach unhealthy territory this afternoon and this evening.
“So what that means is that really people should try to take it easy,” said Austin. “You don’t want to be outside exercising vigorously. Sensitive groups, you could feel the effects of this if you’re outside today breathing this air and asthmatic, but really on alert days, everyone can be impacted.”