Ozone Alert Issued For Tulsa For Saturday

Friday, June 26th 2009, 3:02 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- An Ozone Alert for the Tulsa area has now been expanded to include Saturday.

That would be the fourth day in a row that officials have issued the air quality alert.

With a temperatures at or above 100 degrees and very little wind, it is the right combination for another Ozone Alert day in Tulsa.

Officials continue to stress persons with lung or heart disease should be aware that increased pollution may cause them to experience adverse health effects.

According to a news release, ozone affects people differently, learn your limits. Symptoms include chest pain, coughing, sneezing, nausea, headache and pulmonary congestion.

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