(Air Quality reaches Unhealthy levels in El Centro)…An Air Quality Alert was issued at 5:00 pm Wednesday.
The Air Pollution Control District issued the alert because the 8-hour average of Ozone reached 151 on the Air Quality Index. That translates to an Air Quality condition of Unhealthy. Children and people with asthma are the ones most affected by such high levels of Ozone. By Thursday morning the levels gad lowered and El Centro Air Quality was listed as Good.