« View county listAir Quality Alert
Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,
Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac,
Cassopolis, and Marcellus
242 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY MAY 27...
An Air Quality Action Day has been declared by the Michigan
Department of Environmental Quality for Berrien and Cass counties
in Michigan...and is in effect for Sunday May 27th.
Ozone Levels are expected to be in the Orange or unhealthy for
sensitive groups range.
People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which lead to
ozone formation. These activities include...refueling vehicles or
topping off when refueling, using gasoline powered lawn equipment
and using charcoal lighter fluid. Positive activities include...car
pooling, biking to work, delaying or combining errands and using
water based paints.
It is recommended that people with respiratory diseases such as
asthma limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
For Further information, please see the Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality page at http://www.deqmiair.org