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11:46 PM EDT on August 31, 2016 (GMT -0400)
The Washington Post | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Air Quality Alert

Elev 151 ft 38.90 °N, 77.03 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
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80.2 °F
Feels Like 84 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 7.0 mph

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Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 9000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:36 AM 7:39 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KDCA 010252Z 19010KT 10SM FEW060 SCT090 BKN250 27/22 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP117 CONS LTGIC DSNT NW-N OCNL LTGIC DSNT S CB DSNT NW-N AND S MOV E T02720217 50000
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 9000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:36 AM 7:39 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KDCA 010252Z 19010KT 10SM FEW060 SCT090 BKN250 27/22 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP117 CONS LTGIC DSNT NW-N OCNL LTGIC DSNT S CB DSNT NW-N AND S MOV E T02720217 50000

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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 6:32 PM EDT Aug. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert is in effect for Wednesday August 31 2016...

The metropolitan Washington Council of governments in association
with Maryland department of the environment, Virginia department
of environmental quality, and district department of environment
has issued a code Orange air quality alert Wednesday for
the DC 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.Cleanairpartners.Net.



632 PM EDT Tue Aug 30 2016

... Air quality alert is in effect for Wednesday August 31 2016...

The metropolitan Washington Council of governments in association
with Maryland department of the environment, Virginia department
of environmental quality, and district department of environment
has issued a code Orange air quality alert Wednesday for
the DC 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.Cleanairpartners.Net.