Air quality alert issued for Albuquerque area

Updated: 03/19/2014 1:08 PM | Created: 03/19/2014 1:02 PM
By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - A health alert issued Wednesday for the Albuquerque area warns of unhealthy levels of particulates from smoke and dust.

The alert runs through 1 p.m. MDT.

The city Environment Department advises people with heart or lung disease, adults over age 65, young children, and pregnant women to avoid all outdoor activities.

The department advises other people to minimize outdoor activities.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

3/19/2014 12:15:32 PM (GMT -6:00)

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