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Smoke from fires in KS, OK could affect air quality

Posted at 9:51 PM, Apr 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-05 22:54:32-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Prescribed burns currently happening in Kansas and Oklahoma could send smoke up to Nebraska. The air might become unhealthy for children, older adults, those with asthma and other respiratory conditions.

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services issued a Smoke Advisory for Eastern and Central Nebraska April 5-7.

On Friday, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department also issued a health advisory for sensitive groups.

To view an hourly update on air quality across Nebraska, click here.