Health alert issued due to blowing dust

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Due to high winds, a health alert has been issued for blowing dust in Albuquerque from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

The Environmental Health Department’s Air Quality Program warns those with respiratory conditions to stay inside and keep windows and doors closed.

Those most likely to be affected by the dust are children, the elderly and people with asthma, chronic bronchitis and heart diseases. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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