Air quality advisory issued until Tuesday morning
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Due to unexpected high winds, the Clark County Department of Air Quality has issued an air quality advisory until Tuesday morning.
The DAQ is advising all residents and local construction sites of the possibility of blowing dust.
At this time, unhealthy levels are not occurring.
Under windy conditions, blowing dust is likely to happen in the Las Vegas valley. Airborne dust is a form of inhalable air pollution called particulate matter, which can aggravate respiratory diseases such as bronchitis and asthma.
It may be best for children, the elderly and people with respiratory diseases to stay indoors.
Detailed air quality conditions are posted in the monitoring section of the DAQ website at http://redrock.co.clark.nv.us/forecast/.
Residents can also receive free air quality forecasts and advisories via e-mail or text message. Subscription information is available at www.enviroflsh.com.