Hot weather prompts air pollution warning in NC

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hot, stagnant air remaining over part of North Carolina has led to another air pollution warning.

State health officials issued a code orange warning for Friday for the Triad and Charlotte.

Authorities warn the main pollutant will be ozone, which forms more easily in hot weather.

Officials are asking people in the warned areas to not burn trash outdoors. They also warn that children, older people and people with breathing problems should stay indoors as a precaution.

Credit: The Associated Press.