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ABQ health alert due to wildfire smoke

A smoky Albuquerque skyline appears behind 78-year-old Antonio Parra during his daily early morning walk at Pat Hurley Park, west of the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, on Thursday. The smoke from wildfires burning in Arizona prompted the city to issue a health alert. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

The City of Albuquerque issued an air quality health alert for elevated ozone levels and fine particulate matter Thursday.

Those pollutants are common in wildfire smoke.

Drifting smoke from large wildfires in southern Arizona has worsened air quality this week in central New Mexico.

Residents with respiratory conditions should limit outdoor activity.

The city’s health alert expires at noon on Friday, June 19.

 

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