The air quality index in Montgomery County on Friday, June 9, is Code Yellow (moderate), according to www.airnow.gov. On Thursday, MCPS canceled recess and all outdoor activities as the air quality reached Code Purple (very unhealthy) due to smoke coming from wildfires in Canada.
The Montgomery County MD Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security (OEMHS) tweeted following:
🟡Update: The Air Quality Index has been downgraded within the Code Yellow or “moderate” range. If you are unusually sensitive to particle pollution, consider reducing your activity level or shorten the amount of time you are active outdoors.