volcanic haze

Heavy VOG, volcanic haze from Kilauea volcano.

What is VOG?

VOG is the haze you may see in the air when emissions from Kilauea volcano mix with moisture in the air.

People breathing VOG may notice increases in breathing difficulties, chest tightness, and other respiratory ailments, watery eyes, sore throats, and headaches.

How to Deal with VOG.

When VOG conditions are heavy, avoid brisk walking, exercise, or other physical activities.  Close the windows and vents in your home.  If you take medications, keep an emergency supply available.

and if any asthma symptoms seem excessive, such as trouble breathing or increased coughing, contact your doctor!


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