Code Orange Air Quality in Effect Until Midnight

Code Orange Air Quality in Effect Until Midnight

A code orange air quality alert is in effect for Wayne, Duplin, and Lenoir Counties until midnight.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources in Raleigh NC issued a Code Orange Air Quality alert earlier today as for fine particulates. These concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards.

Smoke is drifting north from a prescribed burn in eastern Duplin County. If you have respiratory issues you should avoid outdoor exercise today.

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