National Weather Service declares air quality alert for Tuesday in Washtenaw County
Washtenaw County, as well as other southeast Michigan counties, will be under an air quality alert Tuesday.
The National Weather Service declared Tuesday an Ozone Action Day, when high amounts of pollutants are expected to be in the air. The weather service urged people and businesses to avoid refueling vehicles, using gasoline powered lawn equipment and using charcoal lighter fluid.
Tuesday is expected to be a sunny day with a high of about 85 degrees, according to the NWS forecast.
The NWS recommended active children and adults and people with respiratory diseases to limit the amount of time they spend outside Tuesday.
For more information, visit the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality page at www.deqmiair.org.