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Louisville under an “Air Quality Advisory” on Wednesday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Louisville, Kentucky, and surrounding counties in southern Indiana are under an “air quality alert” through midnight Wednesday, June 12 due to high levels of ozone emissions.

Ozone pollution accumulates throughout the day during warm, sunny and calm weather conditions. The greatest impact on air quality will likely occur in the afternoon and early evening.

Groups sensitive to ozone pollution include children, the elderly, people suffering from asthma, COPD and other respiratory diseases, as well as people who often spend time outdoors.

Sensitive groups are advised to limit prolonged or strenuous outdoor activity, take more breaks and do less intense activities, especially later in the day.

There are ways that can help reduce ozone pollution. Contain:

Click here to follow live air quality conditions on Louisville Air Watch.

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