Special air quality statement in effect for R.M. of Kindersley, including Kindersley Brock and Flaxcombe, R.M. of Oakdale including Coleville, R.M. of Progress including Kerrobert and Luseland, R.M. of Chesterfield including Eatonia and Mantario

Expect to see hazy skies. Environment Canada has issued an air quality statement due to poor air quality and decreased visibility caused by smoke. A significant amounts of wildfire smoke is being spread by westerly winds across the Prairies. This is expected to continue until a cold front will move through western Saskatchewan around Tuesday morning, causing cleaner air to move in.

Be advised that individuals may experience increased coughing, headaches, throat irritation, and or shortness of breath. Seniors, children, and those with lung or cardiovascular disease, are especially at risk.

Visit www.airhealth.ca for information on how to reduce your health risk as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.

Read full weather alert on Environment Canada….

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