Air Quality Alert for Wednesday

The combination of sunshine, warm temperatures and pollution will create poor air quality in for inland portions of Southern New England this afternoon and evening.  According the to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, elevated levels of ground-level ozone are expected in Providence, Kent and Bristol Counties in Rhode Island today.  In Massachusetts, the Air Quality Alert is also in effect northern Bristol, Norfolk and Southern Worcester County.  In Connecticut, poor air quality is expected in Windham and inland New London Counties. From the RI DEM: The Department of Health warns that unhealthy levels of ozone can cause throat…