(North County experiences a lot of dust)….Air Quality reaches a condition of Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.
The Air Pollution Control District says levels of PM 10 reached 132 on the Air Quality Index in both Brawley and Niland. PM 10 is mostly dust in the air. Sensitive Groups include the elderly, children and those with respiratory or heart disease. It is recommended those in the at risk groups reduce physical activity and stay in doors under the Particulate Matter levels are reduced.