Sunday, August 1, 2021

Special Weather Statement

Dixon-Dakota-Beadle-Kingsbury-Brookings-Gregory-Jerauld-Sanborn-
Miner-Lake-Moody-Brule-Aurora-Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-
Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln-Bon Homme-Yankton-
Clay-Union-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Ponca, Allen,
South Sioux City, Huron, De Smet, Arlington, Lake Preston,
Brookings, Gregory, Burke, Wessington Springs, Alpena,
Woonsocket, Howard, Madison, Orland, Flandreau, Chamberlain,
Kimball, Plankinton, White Lake, Stickney, Mitchell, Alexandria,
Emery, Salem, Canistota, Bridgewater, Montrose, Sioux Falls,
Wagner, Platte, Lake Andes, Marty, Armour, Corsica, Delmont,
Parkston, Freeman, Menno, Tripp, Clayton, Parker, Centerville,
Marion, Viborg, Irene, Hurley, Chancellor, Canton, Lennox, Tea,
Harrisburg, Tyndall, Scotland, Springfield, Avon, Tabor, Yankton,
Vermillion, North Sioux City, Beresford, Elk Point, Alcester,
and Jefferson
616 AM CDT Sun Aug 1 2021

...REDUCED AIR QUALITY DUE TO WILDFIRE SMOKE TODAY...

Smoke from wildfires located north of the Canadian border will
produce minor visibility impacts Sunday morning. Smoke will also
lead to poor air quality in some locations, especially through
early Sunday afternoon. Visibility and air quality may improve
this afternoon as winds increase. However, smoke may return
overnight and into Monday.

Due to the poor air quality, sensitive groups, such as people
with lung disease (including asthma), heart disease, and children
and older adults, should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion. The
general public should also limit prolonged or heavy exertion.

For the latest information on air quality in your location, go to
airnow.gov.