Orange Code Alert Today in Memphis

An air quality code orange alert has been issued for Today. The County Health Department warns active children and adults, as well as people with respitory issues when ouside. Due to the code orange public transportaation fares ahve been reduced to 25 cents for today.
The health department tips during the alert include:

Refuel cars and lawnmowers after 7 p.m.
Carpool or mass transit
Combine errands rather than making separate trips
Drive less, especially during peak hours
The alert includes Shelby County, DeSoto County, and Crittenden County.