Weather Alert Details

Grand County

Air Quality Alert until THU 12:00 PM MDT Issued October, 28 2020 at 4:10 PM - US/Mountain expires October, 29 2020 at 12:00 PM - US/Mountain ...AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR WILDFIRE SMOKE FROM 400 PM WEDNESDAY UNTIL 1200 PM THURSDAY... The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued the following... WHAT...Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke. WHERE...Grand and southwestern Larimer Counties. Locations include, but are not limited to Grand Lake, Granby, Hot Sulphur Springs, Parshall, and Estes Park. WHEN...400 PM Wednesday October 28 to 1200 PM Thursday October 29 IMPACTS...Fine particulate levels have been slow to decrease on Wednesday in areas surrounding the East Troublesome wildfire. With continued smoldering from the fire and cold, stable weather overnight, elevated fine particulate concentrations are expected through at least Thursday morning. HEALTH INFORMATION...Public Health Recommendations: If smoke is thick or becomes thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain indoors. This is especially true for those with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, the very young, and the elderly. Consider limiting outdoor activity when moderate to heavy smoke is present. Consider relocating temporarily if smoke is present indoors and is making you ill. If visibility is less than 5 miles in smoke in your neighborhood, smoke has reached levels that are unhealthy.