Smoky haze prompts health alert from National Weather Service - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Smoky haze prompts health alert from National Weather Service

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The National Weather Service issued a public information statement Wednesday urging Lubbock-area residents with pre-existing respiratory conditions to consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activities.

Smoke will continue to surge into the area from the fire in western New Mexico, NWS reports. Individuals who may be sensitive to the effects of the smoke, including the very young, may wish to stay indoors to reduce the risk of adverse health effects.

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