Dust advisory issued for Las Vegas Valley


The Clark County Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management has issued a dust advisory through Wednesday night.

The agency is sending notices to construction sites in the Las Vegas Valley and outlying areas encouraging precautions to prevent blowing dust.

Airborne dust aggravates respiratory diseases such as bronchitis and asthma.

Unhealthy levels of dust were not occurring.

Officials are monitoring conditions and will update the forecast as necessary.

 

Rules for posting comments

Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum. Read our guidelines for posting. If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon next to the comment.