DENVER (CBS4) – A smoke plume originating in California will as soon as once more create very unhealthy air in Colorado on Monday. A statewide Air High quality Alert continues for reasonable to thick wildfire smoke.
The statewide alert was initially issued on Friday is the primary time in a minimum of 10 years all of Colorado’s 64 counties have been beneath a simultaneous alert.
The Colorado Division of Public Well being and Atmosphere has formally declared the air unhealthy for everybody within the metro space on Monday – not simply ‘delicate teams’ equivalent to these with bronchial asthma. The very poor air high quality may create respiratory points, watery eyes, stuffy noses, and extra for even wholesome adults.
The statewide smoke forecast exhibits among the worst smoke within the state on Monday may very well be within the northwest nook together with round Craig, Meeker, and Steamboat Springs.
Comparable smoke situations are anticipated for Tuesday via early Wednesday. Then the higher stage winds ought to shift from the west/northwest to the west/southwest. This small distinction ought to have a profound affect on how a lot smoke stays within the ambiance above Colorado beginning Wednesday. Whereas smoke and haze will nonetheless be seen, it needs to be significantly much less in comparison with early within the week.
Temperatures additionally gained’t be fairly as scorching by later within the week. After beginning within the mid and higher 90s on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Denver and the Entrance Vary will drop to round 90 levels for Thursday and Friday.
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