Air quality alert forecast Wednesday for Jefferson, Shelby counties

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — An air quality alert has been issued for Jefferson and Shelby counties for Wednesday, the Alabama Partners for Clean Air organization says.

The air quality alert issued is a code orange for ozone.

Actions you can take on alert days include:

  • Carpool or take public transportation
  • Combine errands into one trip
  • Limit idling by avoiding drive-throughs
  • Mow the lawn another day
  • Don’t burn leaves/trash
  • Wait to fill gas tank until after 6 p.m.

You can find more information on the organization’s Facebook page.


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