...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8AM CDT MONDAY MORNING...
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an Air
Quality Advisory for PM2.5 which will remain in effect until
08:00 AM CDT tomorrow morning. This advisory affects people
living in the following counties: Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau
Claire, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, and Saint Croix.
Smoke originating from wildfires in Quebec, Canada is currently
impacting PM2.5 concentrations at the surface across much of the
state. The air quality index is expected to range from the
UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS level to the UNHEALTHY level
across the advisory area. In general, the lowest
PM2.5 concentrations are expected to the northwest, while highest
concentrations are expected near north central and northeast
Wisconsin, within and around the Fox River Valley. It is
recommended that people with heart or lung disease, older adults,
and children should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion, while
everyone else should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.
For more information on current air quality, please see:
Senior Nathan Carroll reached the podium in the shot put last year and leads a strong group of throwers.
Behind a strong group of throwers and young runners the Rice Lake boys track and field team could be poised for a season of improvement. The Warriors have had three varsity indoor meets and already familiar faces have performed well and new additions are making their marks.
“So far things are looking pretty good,” coach Matt Tebo said. “We’ve had some surprise new guys, we’ve had some great returners that have gotten off to a hot start.”
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