...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY...
THE WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY HAS EXTENDED THE AIR
QUALITY ALERT...IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SATURDAY.
A SMOKE AIR QUALITY ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED. WILDFIRES BURNING IN THE
REGION COMBINED WITH FORECASTED CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE AIR QUALITY TO
REACH UNHEALTHY LEVELS.
POLLUTANTS IN SMOKE CAN CAUSE BURNING EYES...RUNNY NOSE...AGGRAVATE
HEART AND LUNG DISEASES...AND AGGRAVATE OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH
PROBLEMS. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND KEEP CHILDREN INDOORS IF IT
IS SMOKY. PLEASE FOLLOW MEDICAL ADVICE IF YOU HAVE A HEART OR LUNG
INFORMATION ABOUT AIR QUALITY IS ON THE WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF
ECOLOGY WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.ECY.WA.GOV/AIR.HTML OR CALL 360-407-
RICHLAND, WA - The Richland Public Libraries and the Mid-Columbia Libraries cancel curbside services for the day due to hazardous air and smoke advisories.
The Richland Public Library states if you have a curbside appointment for today, you can reschedule by logging into your library account. Under Curbside Pickup, select either Update Appointment or Cancel Appointment. You will not be assessed fines on items that are quarantined.