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Smoky air triggers health warning

Posted at 8:42 AM, Apr 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-12 09:45:22-04
The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department issued a health warning because of smoke in the air from agricultural burning.
 
Health officials say levels of smoke in the air are expected to be unhealthy for everyone, and those with asthma, lung disease, chronic respiratory issues, heart disease, and older adults and children are especially vulnerable. Everyone is advised to stay inside and avoid strenuous physical activity.
 
As a result of the warning, Lincoln Public Schools will keep all elementary and secondary students indoors today.
 
The main impact is expected to be this morning and the air quality is expected to improve throughout the day.