Air Quality Fair
Wind 0 mph
Wind Gusts 1 mph
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Thursday Morning - Late Thursday Night
1 - 3 in
Current Air Quality
The risk of tree pollen symptoms is low.
The risk for ragweed pollen symptoms is low.
The risk of mold allergy symptoms is low.
The risk of grass pollen symptoms is low.
Dust & Dander
The risk of dust and dander allergy symptoms is very high. When dusting, use a microfiber cloth to help hold dust instead of pushing it around.
The risk of experiencing weather-related arthritis pain is low.
The risk of weather-related sinus pressure is moderate. Make sure you stay hydrated.
The risk of catching a cold is low.
The risk of catching the flu is low.
The risk of suffering from a weather-related migraine is low.
The risk of asthma symptoms is low.
Fishing conditions are poor.
Conditions for running are good. Be sure to wear sunscreen and UV-protective activewear.
Conditions for golfing are fair. Be prepared for 'invisible hazards' like wind that can make the game more challenging.
Biking & Cycling
Conditions for cycling are good. Stay hydrated to make the most of your ride.
Beach & Pool
Conditions for a day at the beach or pool are poor. Stay out of the water if there is a chance of lightning. Only swim in water temperatures below 55 degrees if you have the proper gear.
Conditions for stargazing are poor.
Conditions for hiking are fair. Wear the right gear and watch for slippery surfaces.
Conditions for lawn mowing are poor. Avoid mowing your lawn when it is wet, or temperatures are too cold.
Composting conditions are poor. Keep your compost area covered.
Conditions for outdoor entertaining will be poor. Consider moving your party indoors or under some form of cover.
Conditions for flying are ideal. Have a safe trip.
Conditions for driving are ideal.
The risk for mosquito activity are low.
The risk for pest activity is high. Consider an EPA-registered repellent to deter bites.
The risk for pest activity is high. Replacing outdoor lights with yellow bug lights can attract less insects.
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