air quality alert http://wfpl.org en High Ozone Levels Possible on Friday http://wfpl.org/post/high-ozone-levels-possible-friday <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>So far, Louisville's air has been fairly healthy this summer: there haven't been any ozone exceedences.</p><p>But the first one could come on Friday. The Louisville Air Pollution Control District has issued the third air quality alert of 2013. The <a href="http://www.airnow.gov/?action=aqibasics.aqi" target="_blank">Air Quality Index</a> is forecast to be 133, which is unhealthy for sensitive groups.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:55:49 +0000 Erica Peterson 6654 at http://wfpl.org High Ozone Levels Possible on Friday High Ozone Levels Expected Tomorrow http://wfpl.org/post/high-ozone-levels-expected-tomorrow-0 <p>The Louisville Air Pollution Control District has issued the second air quality alert of 2013. Regulators are predicting elevated levels of ozone tomorrow. The <a href="http://www.airnow.gov/?action=aqibasics.aqi" target="_blank">Air Quality Index</a> is forecast to be 104, which is unhealthy for sensitive groups.&nbsp;</p><p>These sensitive groups include the elderly, the young, and anyone with heart or lung ailments.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:37:24 +0000 Erica Peterson 6124 at http://wfpl.org High Ozone Levels Expected Tomorrow Louisville's First High Ozone Day of 2013 Could Be Tomorrow http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-first-high-ozone-day-2013-could-be-tomorrow <p>The Louisville Air Pollution Control District has issued the first air quality alert of 2013. Regulators are predicting elevated levels of ozone tomorrow. The <a href="http://www.airnow.gov/?action=aqibasics.aqi" target="_blank">Air Quality Index</a> is forecast to be 104, which is unhealthy for sensitive groups.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:17:36 +0000 Erica Peterson 5834 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's First High Ozone Day of 2013 Could Be Tomorrow Despite Mild Weather in Louisville, High Ozone Levels are Likely on the Horizon http://wfpl.org/post/despite-mild-weather-louisville-high-ozone-levels-are-likely-horizon <p>So far, the weather in June has been mild, but when it warms up Louisville will likely face problems with its air quality. Bad air days have been frequent over the past few summers; last year there were 23 days when the air quality exceeded healthy ozone levels.</p><p>Air Pollution Control District spokesman Tom Nord says there are a number of factors that contribute to ozone.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Fiona Grant 5695 at http://wfpl.org Despite Mild Weather in Louisville, High Ozone Levels are Likely on the Horizon High Ozone Levels Expected Tomorrow http://wfpl.org/post/high-ozone-levels-expected-tomorrow <p>So much for <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-air-exceeded-ozone-standard-three-days-last-week" target="_blank">hopes that rainy weather</a> would keep ozone levels in the Louisville Metro area in the normal range. The Air Pollution Control District is forecasting the air will be unhealthy for sensitive groups (like the elderly, the young, and those with heart and lung conditions) on Thursday.</p><p>Ozone levels are expected to be high, and the <a href="http://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=aqibasics.aqi" target="_blank">Air Quality Index</a> is predicted to be 106.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 15:26:20 +0000 Erica Peterson 1486 at http://wfpl.org High Ozone Levels Expected Tomorrow Louisville's Air Exceeded Ozone Standard Three Days Last Week http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-air-exceeded-ozone-standard-three-days-last-week <p>The Louisville Metro area is coming off of a string of bad air quality days, in which ozone levels were high enough to be unhealthy for many people. But relief may be on the horizon.</p><p>There were four consecutive air quality alerts called last week, but ozone levels were only high enough to exceed the federal standard on three of those days: Thursday, Friday and Saturday.</p><p>Air Pollution Control District spokesman Tom Nord says the weather could be tricky to predict this week, but it seems likely Louisvilleā€™s ozone levels will remain normal for now.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:32:17 +0000 Erica Peterson 1465 at http://wfpl.org Elevated Smog Levels are Expected Saturday http://wfpl.org/post/elevated-smog-levels-are-expected-saturday <p>The Air Pollution Control District is forecasting high levels of ozone on Saturday. This marks the fourth consecutive day of Air Quality Alerts: there's already an alert in place today, and alerts were issued on Wednesday and Thursday. The air turned out to be normal on Wednesday, but ozone levels were slightly elevated yesterday.</p><p>So far this year, there have been 26 air quality alerts, but not all of those days have actually resulted in bad air.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 18:25:15 +0000 Erica Peterson 1446 at http://wfpl.org Elevated Smog Levels are Expected Saturday High Ozone Levels Expected Today, Tomorrow http://wfpl.org/post/high-ozone-levels-expected-today-tomorrow <p>Louisville's string of forecasted bad air days continues tomorrow with another Air Quality Alert--for the third consecutive day this week.</p><p>Elevated levels of ozone were also predicted yesterday (even though there was no actual ozone exceedence) and there's an Air Quality Alert in effect today. Tomorrow, the <a href="http://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=aqibasics.aqi" target="_blank">Air Quality Index</a> is forecast to be 101, which is unhealthy for sensitive groups.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:59:30 +0000 Erica Peterson 1427 at http://wfpl.org High Ozone Levels Expected Today, Tomorrow Unhealthy Air Expected to Linger Through Thursday http://wfpl.org/post/unhealthy-air-expected-linger-through-thursday <p>There's an Air Quality Alert<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/unhealthy-smog-levels-expected-wednesday" target="_blank"> in effect today</a>, and the Air Pollution Control District has already predicted that ozone levels will also be high tomorrow.</p><p>The <a href="http://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=aqibasics.aqi" target="_blank">Air Quality Index </a>is forecast to be 106, which is unhealthy for sensitive groups, like the elderly, the young and those with heart and lung conditions.</p><p>For air quality updates, call (502) 574-3319.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 15:49:03 +0000 Erica Peterson 1409 at http://wfpl.org Unhealthy Air Expected to Linger Through Thursday Unhealthy Smog Levels Expected Wednesday http://wfpl.org/post/unhealthy-smog-levels-expected-wednesday <p>The Louisville Air Pollution Control District is forecasting an unhealthy air day tomorrow, and has put an Air Quality Alert for ozone in effect.</p><p>The <a href="http://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=aqibasics.aqi" target="_blank">Air Quality Index</a> is expected to be 104, which is unhealthy for sensitive groups.</p><p>For air quality updates, call (502) 574-3319.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:23:14 +0000 Erica Peterson 1395 at http://wfpl.org Unhealthy Smog Levels Expected Wednesday