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WAC007-019-047-232300-
Chelan-Ferry-Okanogan-
Including the cities of Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Cashmere, Entiat,
Chelan, Manson, Plain, Republic, Inchelium, Keller, Curlew,
Danville, Laurier, Omak, Okanogan, Tonasket, Brewster, Oroville,
Mazama, Winthrop, Methow, Twisp, and Conconully
315 PM PDT Mon Jul 22 2024

An Air Quality Alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Washington Department of Ecology
Colville Confederated Tribes

An Air Quality Alert, issued for all of Chelan County plus
the Methow Valley down to Brewster in Okanogan County as well as the
Colville Reservation will remain in effect until further notice, due
to expected smoke from the Pioneer Fire and other regional
wildfires. Particulate matter (PM2.5) may reach Unhealthy and
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups levels.

Health Impacts and Recommended Actions: When air quality is Unhealthy,
everyone should reduce exposure. Limit time outside, avoid strenuous
activity, and follow tips for cleaner indoor air. When air quality
is Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups, sensitive groups should take steps
to reduce exposure. Limit time outside, avoid strenuous outdoor
activity, and follow tips for cleaner indoor air. Everyone should
watch for symptoms as a sign to reduce exposure.

Agricultural and outdoor burning restrictions are in effect.

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