Unhealthy air quality in Spokane, most of Washington on Monday

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane faces another day of unhealthy air quality on Monday as wildfire smoke blankets the area. That smoke stretches from centra...

September 16, 2022
2:08 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane faces another day of unhealthy air quality on Monday as wildfire smoke blankets the area. That smoke stretches from central Washington, into eastern Washington, and central Idaho. As of Monday morning, Spokane had an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 180, which puts it in the unhealthy range. Even worse air conditions were seen near Lake Wenatchee and Chelan, along with central Idaho. Spokane and most of the area are under an Air Quality Alert. The unhealthy air is expected to remain in Spokane through Tuesday.

Josh Lyle