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Poor air quality expected Wednesday for Triangle metro area

Posted September 2, 2008

— The Triangle metropolitan area will be under a Code Orange health notice on Wednesday, N.C. Division of Air Quality officials said.

A Code Orange is also in effect for Charlotte and Hickory due to elevated levels of air pollution.

People who are sensitive to air pollution – including the very young, the very old or those with lung conditions – should limit outdoor activity under Code Orange conditions, especially in the hottest parts of the day.


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  • Maximus Sep 2, 2008

    Since when do we live in a "Metro" area? haha that is hilarious!

  • bs101fly Sep 2, 2008

    everyone should tell their bosses now we won't be in Wed. then.
    Maybe we should get some bread and milk?