FRONT RANGE AIR QUALITY FORECAST:
Friday, April 18, 2014, 2:30 PM
Ozone concentrations are expected to be in the Good category Friday afternoon through Monday.
Fine Particulate Matter concentrations are expected to be in the Good category Friday afternoon through Monday.
Carbon Monoxide concentrations are expected to be in the Good category Friday afternoon through Monday.
Nitrogen Dioxide concentrations are expected to be in the Good to to possibly Moderate range Friday afternoon through Monday. Moderate concentrations of nitrogen dioxide will be confined to locations within the Denver metro area for a brief period in the mornings on Sunday and Monday. Individuals who are unusually sensitive to nitrogen dioxide should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion within the Denver metro area when nitrogen dioxide is in the Moderate category.
Visibility in the Denver metro area is expected to be Good to Moderate on Friday through the weekend.
COLORADO SMOKE OUTLOOK:
There are no Wildfire Smoke Health Advisories in effect in Colorado at this time.
Light to moderate smoke is possible near prescribed fires and small wildfires around the state.
What if there is a wildfire or smoke in your area that is not reported above?
The focus of the Colorado Smoke Outlook is on large fires (e.g., greater than 100 acres in size). Nevertheless, smoke from smaller fires, prescribed fires, and/or smoke from new fires not yet known to CDPHE air quality meteorologists may cause locally heavy smoke. If there is smoke in your neighborhood, see the public health recommendations below.
Public health recommendations for areas affected by smoke:
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