Inversion compromises air quality in Grand Junction
January 13, 2010
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – A temperature inversion has trapped air in western Colorado’s Mesa County, lowering the air quality and raising health concerns.
The inversion has been in place for nine days. The Mesa County Health Department says it might have to issue health advisories if the situation doesn’t change soon.
Health officials say people who might be affected include the elderly, young children and people with asthma and lung diseases.