The haze you see in the air will stay around for most of the day.

The National Weather Service in Brownsville say the air quality for today should reach the orange level – which means if you have breathing problems like asthma you should consider staying indoors, preferably in air conditioning.

Forecasters say if you must be outdoors today consider wearing a particle mask.

The haze is expected to link through the early afternoon.

The forecast for today calls for hot and breezy weather with highs in the 90s in Cameron County to the low 100s in the western part of the Valley.

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