By Chris Spears
DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment is warning of potential breathing problems Friday afternoon for those with compromised respiratory systems.READ MORE: Colorado Springs Police Shoot, Injure Man Who Had AR-15
They’ve issued an Air Quality Health Advisory until 8 p.m. for most areas along and east of Interstate 25, including metro Denver.
People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children in the affected area should reduce prolonged or heavy indoor and outdoor exertion.READ MORE: Rep. Jason Crow Wants Bill That Would Let Victims Sue Gun Manufacturers And Dealers For Illegal Use Of Firearms
Strong wind gusts up to 60 mph will create areas of widespread blowing dust.MORE NEWS: Selfless Colorado Woman Donates Both A Kidney & Part Of Her Liver To Strangers
Meteorologist Chris Spears travels weekly in the CBS4 Mobile Weather Lab reporting about Colorado’s weather and climate. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.