Wildfire smoke alert issued for Puget Sound
Last updated 8/12/2021 at 2:26pm
There is a wildfire smoke alert from the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency and the local public health agencies of Snohomish, King, and Kitsap, and Pierce counties.
Air pollution is increasing due to wildfire smoke and may cause health problems.
Winds are bringing wildfire smoke into the Puget Sound region. The agency expects air quality to worsen today (Thursday) and reach levels unhealthy for sensitive groups in many areas in the Puget Sound region. The agency expects smoke to continue or worsen on Friday. Some areas may have higher concentrations for short periods of time if additional smoke...