Northern Nevada air quality improves

Photo taken from Eldorado parking garage looking northwest
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Air in Douglas County is in the "unhealthy for sensitive groups" range, meaning, "Active children and adults, and people with lung disease, such as asthma, should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors."

In Washoe City and Carson City, air is in the moderate range.

The numbers are as of the morning of August 11, 2018 and info is subject to change. Click here to input your zip code and find out your air quality and what warning comes with it.

Smoke from California fires, mostly the Mendocino Complex north of Santa Rosa, Carr Fire in Redding and Donnell Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest, continues to cause problems with Northern Nevada air.

Smoke keeps many inside, but how safe is it there?


Photo taken 8/6/18 overlooking Carson Valley