Weather Alert Details

Garfield County

Air Quality Alert until MON 9:00 AM MDT Issued June, 20 2021 at 7:10 PM - US/Mountain expires June, 21 2021 at 9:00 AM - US/Mountain ...AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR WILDFIRE SMOKE FROM 700 PM SUNDAY UNTIL 900 AM MONDAY... The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued the following... WHAT...Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke. WHERE...Moffat, Routt, Rio Blanco, Eagle and Garfield Counties. Locations include, but are not limited to Craig, Meeker, Rifle, Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, Eagle, and Vail. WHEN...700 PM Sunday June 20 to 900 AM Monday June 21 IMPACTS...Areas of moderate to heavy smoke have been observed across the advisory area Saturday evening due to smoke transported from both in- state and out-of-state wildfires. Smoke will likely linger overnight as the winds turn calm, particularly in valley locations. 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.