I guess they wanted to get our attention.
...Air Quality Alert in effect from 6 AM to 9 PM EDT TUESDAY...
Madison-Yancey-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Northern Jackson-Southern Jackson-Transylvania-Henderson
The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has issued a CODE ORANGE air quality action day for the Asheville region. An air quality action day means that ground level ozone concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. For additional information, please visit the North Carolina Division of Air Quality web site at http://www.ncair.org/airaware/forecast/