‘Unhealthy’ Air Alert For Columbia Basin, Due to Northwest-Canadian Fires
The Department of Ecology and Benton Franklin Clean Air have deemed today's weather as "unhealthy" especially for those with any kind of respiratory issues. It also could affect older people and very young children.
Due to a variety of fires from Canada, the Mabton fire and others, our air is smoky, and will likely remain that way for at least a few days.
WSU Environmental Health has information on what is deemed healthy, how it affects people, and what causes these issues, click here.