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High Ozone levels in Calexico

(Ozone levels reach unhealthy levels, again)…..This time it was in Calexico.

Wednesday, Ozone levels reached a condition of Unhealthy for Sensitive groups in El Centro. Thursday the 8-hour average of Ozone reached 114 on the Air Quality Index for a condition of Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups. This time it was at the Ethel Street monitoring station in Calexico. The Sensitive groups affected are children and those suffering lung disease, such as asthma. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends those in the Sensitive Group should avoid prolonged outdoor activity. It is recommended they stay indoors as much as possible until Ozone levels are lower. Ozone levels this morning are a condition of Good.