Air quality advisory issued for Wisconsin

Air Monitoring Data Dnr

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) — Smoke from wildfires in Canada is causing air quality issues in Wisconsin, according to the Department of Natural Resources.

The DNR says the smoke is heading northeast to southwest throughout the day Tuesday and causing spikes in particulate matter concentrations. The levels could reach values unhealthy for sensitive groups,  including children, elderly people, individuals with respiratory and cardiac problems, and anyone engaged in strenuous outdoor activities for a prolonged period of time.

The advisory is slated to end at midnight. For more information, visit the DNR website.