90-degree temperatures prompt ozone action day in Ann Arbor
With weekend high temperatures expected to hover around 90 in the Ann Arbor area, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has declared Sunday to be an ozone action day.
The department urges people, especially those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, to avoid prolonged outdoor exertion.
People and businesses are also urged to avoid activities that lead to ozone formation. These activities include: refueling vehicles, using gasoline powered lawn equipment and using charcoal lighter fluid.
The forecast calls for mostly sunny conditions and highs near 90 degrees Saturday and Sunday.
Besides Washtenaw County, other counties included in the ozone action day advisory are Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Shiawassee, St. Clair and Wayne.
This is the second ozone action day declared this year in the Ann Arbor area. The first was on May 24.
For updated forecasts and weather conditions any time, check AnnArbor.com's weather page.