(Air Quality Alert)….It was issued by the Air Pollution Control District.
It was issued at 9:00 Monday morning. The Alert is for the Calexico area. The APCD says the Ethel Street Monitoring Station recorded very high levels of PM 2.5. The finite particulate matter is created mostly by vehicle emissions. Air Quality condition was listed as Unhealthy For Sensitive Groups. Those groups include those with Heart or Respiratory Disease, the elderly and small children. The Environmental Protection Administration recommends those in the sensitive groups reduce outdoor activity until levels of PM 2.5 are lower. Air Quality for the rest of the County Monday morning was listed as Good.