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Stage II air warning for Missoula area

By KECI Staff
Published On: Jan 22 2013 04:11:01 AM MST
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MISSOULA, Mont. -

The Missoula Valley is under a stage 2 air warning, and things aren't expected to change until this Wednesday.  Some burning restrictions are in place for certain zones of Missoula. 

If you use a woodstove, fireplace or other solid-fuel burning device, Missoula county health department suggests you check their website frequently, which can be found here:

http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/airquality/CurrentAirQuality/currentstatusreport.htm

Currently, air quality for Butte, Hamilton and Seeley Lake is listed as unhealthy for sensitive groups.

To find out what you need to know, call the air quality hotline at 258-3600.