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Smoke advisory issued for Central and Western Nebraska

Posted: 4:19 PM, Apr 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-09 17:19:11-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Due to agricultural burning in Kansas and Oklahoma possibly affecting air quality, a smoke advisory has been issued for April 9-10 for Central and Western Nebraska.

Both states monitor smoke levels and wind directions, letting Nebraskans know when air quality may be impacted.

Advisories help citizens protect their health by alerting them when outdoor activities should be reduced or avoided to minimize smoke exposure.

Data for the advisory is provided by the state of Kansas, smoke plume modeling, and from air quality monitors located in Beatrice, Lincoln and Omaha.

For more information on Nebraska air quality, visit this website.