Air quality warning issued for area valleys

Public health officials today warned that the air quality in the Santa Clarita and east San Gabriel valleys is unhealthy, and those with respiratory ailments should limit outdoor activity.

The warning from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health comes as a heat wave takes hold in the Southland. Temperatures, particularly Tuesday and Wednesday, are expected to hit triple degrees in some parts of the valley.

Burbank and Pasadena are expected to remain in the 90-degree range throughout the week
The air quality warning applies to people with heart disease, asthma or other chronic respiratory diseases.

-- Jason Wells, Times Community News

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