Air quality advisory issued for Las Vegas Valley
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- An air quality advisory has been issued for the Las Vegas Valley for smoke and ground-level ozone due to wildfires burning in California.
Officials with the Clark County Department of Air Quality say that the smoke in the valley is from the Powerhouse wildfire in Southern California and the Summit Fire burning in Lovell Canyon.
Smoke is made of of small dust particles and other pollutants that can aggravate respiratory disease.
At this time, unhealthy levels of air pollution are not occurring. Officials will continue to monitor conditions and will post an alert on the forecast page of the DAQ website if unhealthy levels actually occur.
The advisory is in effect through Tuesday.