NYC Under Air Quality Alert As Unhealthy Wildfire Smoke Returns

Posted on AllSides July 17th, 2023
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Haze from wildfires is expected to return to the city's skies Monday, replacing the weekend's rain clouds, forecasters said. The city is under an air quality alert Monday that could carry into Tuesday, announced Gov. Kathy Hochul. "New Yorkers should once again prepare for smoke from the wildfires in Western Canada to impact our state's air quality this week," Governor Hochul said. The air quality index is forecast to hit 120, which is firmly within the "unhealthy for sensitive groups" category, according to New Yorkers likely will see the...

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