Unhealthy Ozone levels in Great Lakes Region
Ozone levels (top right, courtesy AIRNow
) in the Great Lakes regions reached unhealthy levels today. Code Red (Unhealthy) ozone levels were reported in Wisconsin, while Code Orange (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups) ozone levels were reported in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. An Air Quality Action Day has been declared in Michigan and Ohio tomorrow. PM2.5
levels (top left, courtesy AIRNow
) in the region were Moderate (Code Yellow). Hazard Mapping System (HMS, bottom left) shows smoke from the fires in Colorado and New Mexico covering Those two states as well as Texas, Wyoming, Nebraska, and South Dakota. The MODIS
, bottom right) reports moderate AOD
levels in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington.
Posted by Jaime Compton at June 15, 2012 11:45 PM