The alert will be in place for Sunday, November 8.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Code Orange air quality alert has been issued for most of Western Pennsylvania for Sunday, November 8.

The Pa. Department of Environmental Protection issued the alert on Saturday.

The alert is in place for parts of Allegheny, Butler, Beaver, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Fayette and Washington counties until 3:00 p.m. Sunday.

The National Weather Service says that air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive groups and that people with respiratory illness may experience health problems.