Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Wednesday | News
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Metro Atlanta for Wednesday.
Under code orange conditions, the outdoor air is expected to be unhealthy for some people. Children, people who are sensitive to ozone and people with heart or lung disease are advised to limit prolonged outdoor exertion, especially during the late afternoon hours, when ozone concentrations are at their highest.
The alert has been issued for Bartow, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Newton, Paulding, Rockdale, Spalding and Walton counties.