Spokane is experiencing the worst air quality its ever seen in history.
According to the "Air Quality Index" provided by Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency, Spokane reached a 499 Sunday morning. The meter only goes up to 500.
The City of Spokane opened the Convention Center for people to seek shelter from the smoke. It will remain open until the air quality index is above 250.
The Spokane Regional Health District is asking people to work from home and only travel for essentials due to the hazardous air quality.