Northern New Mexico plagued by smoky air due to wildfire
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Residents in northern New Mexico are waking up Monday morning to smoky air mostly due to wildfires in California. An air quality alert from Albuquerque environmental regulators deeming the air's current state as unhealthy remains in effect until noon. While particulate levels are expected to decline later in the day, the ozone levels could rise. The City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department advises that people avoid vigorous physical activity outside and stay indoors as much as possible. One city official told KOAT-TV that this is the worst smoke he's seen since the Wallow Fire a decade ago.