PRESS RELEASE | New mobile app with hourly air quality forecasts for Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma and Nogales

PHOENIX (August 28, 2019) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) launched new hourly forecasts for Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma, Nogales and surrounding areas on the Air Arizona mobile app. These forecasts can be used to help residents and visitors better plan their outdoor activities through the day to minimize the impacts of air pollution.

“A team of meteorologists at ADEQ creates the hourly forecasts every morning,” said acting Air Quality Division Director Daniel Czecholinski. “Our meteorologists provide expertise on the factors that affect air quality, producing a more accurate picture of how it fluctuates through the day and impacts people’s daily lives and that of their families.”

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Available in English and Spanish, Air Arizona provides information for the following areas of the state:

  • Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma,  Nogales and surrounding areas
    • Hourly air quality forecasts for the next 5 days
    • Alerts sent to your device’s home screen when a High Pollution Advisory or Health Watch is in effect
    • Tips for how you can help improve air quality | 5 Things You Can Do To Help Improve Air Quality >
  • Globe/Miami and Hayden/Winkelman
    • Air quality forecasts, alerts and notifications sent to your device’s home screen for pollutants emitted during mineral processing activities
    • Pollution reduction efforts
    • Historical pollution data

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