Weather Alert: Another Ozone Action Day Ahead
Oakland is among eight counties on alert as temperatures expected to break 90 degrees.
Officials with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment have declared Sunday as an Ozone Action Day, meaning there will be elevated levels of ozone in several counties, including Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne.
The National Weather Service predicts the high will break 90 degrees Sunday, with a 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Wind gusts could reach up to 22 miles per hour. Sunday night will be partly cloudy with a low near 71 degrees.
Thursday was the first official Ozone Action Day of the season.
The DNR offers these tips to avoid activities that cause ozone formation:
- Try not to refuel. If you need to refuel, fill up in the evening when the weather is cooler and don’t top off the tank.
- Refrain from using gas powered lawn equipment.
- Do not use charcoal or lighter fluid on the grill.
- Carpool and combine trips in any vehicle.