The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has announced that an Air
Quality Action Day has been forecast for northwest Indiana for Wednesday,
August 21 for ozone.
The AQAD includes the counties of Lake, Porter, and LaPorte and the cities
of Gary, Hammond, Whiting, Ogden Dunes, and Michigan City.
Ozone levels are expected to be in the orange or Unhealthy for Sensitive
Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as
asthma should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
For more information visit the IDEM Smog Watch web site at