Weather Alert: Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Thursday, July 29

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources , Environmental Protection Division has issued a Code Orange (Unhealthy for sensitive groups) Air Quality Alert for Atlanta and the surrounding area, including Walton and Gwinnett counties, for Thursday July 29, 2021 until 7:15 p.m.

Under Code Orange conditions, the outdoor air quality is likely to be unhealthy for some people. Children, people who are sensitive to ozone, and people with heart or lung disease should limit prolonged outdoor exertion during the late afternoon or early evening when ozone concentrations are highest.

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