Alerts

The Washington State Department of Ecology has issued an Air Quality Alert...in effect until noon PDT Tuesday , August 21, for the following counties in central, south central and southeast Washington:
Benton
Columbia
Franklin
Kittitas
Klickitat
Walla Walla
Yakima
Unhealthy air will be common at times across central, south central and southeastern Washington due to the large wildfires currently burning around the region. Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician. Smoke from ongoing fires in northern Washington and British Columbia will continue to move across the area.
For air quality information go to: https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/ 
Weather updates can be found at: www.weather.gov/pdt