(Ozone reaches Unhealthy levels for El Centro)….The Air Pollution Control District says the 8-hour average for Ozone reached 111 on the Air Quality Index.
That is high enough for a condition of Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups. Those Groups include Children and those who suffer from asthma. The APCD says the high levels of Ozone were reached at 2:00 Wednesday afternoon at the El Centro 9th Street monitoring station. They say when conditions reach Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups it is recommended the affected groups avoid prolonged physical activity, and remain in-doors as much as possible until the levels are reduced.