Philadelphia Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Air Quality Alert
Statement as of 3:25 PM EDT on August 26, 2014

...Air quality alert is in effect for Wednesday August 27...

The Delaware valley regional planning commission has issued a code Orange air quality alert Wednesday 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 particles...visit www.Airnow.Gov.

325 PM EDT Tue Aug 26 2014

...Air quality alert is in effect for Wednesday August 27...

The Delaware valley regional planning commission has issued a code Orange air quality alert Wednesday 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 particles...visit www.Airnow.Gov.