As wildfires continue to wreck havoc across western Colorado, the effects are felt outside of the forests and down into the city through a decrease in air quality. PurpleAir has an air quality tracker that shows the impact across the state, and shows Boulder is suffering from a Particle Matter (PM) Pollution approaching 100, which also gives this warning:

“101-150: Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects if they are exposed for 24 hours. The general public is not likely to be affected.”

You can see the air quality tracker HERE.

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