Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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309 AEUS71 KAKQ 271356 AQAAKQ AIR QUALITY ALERT RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 956 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016 MDZ021>024-281400- DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMBRIDGE...SALISBURY...CRISFIELD... PRINCESS ANNE...SNOW HILL 956 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016 ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT ACROSS THE MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE...FOR GROUND LEVEL OZONE...IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT. AIR QUALITY IS EXPECTED TO REACH CODE ORANGE...WHICH IS UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS...AND MEANS INDIVIDUALS WITH RESPIRATORY AND/OR HEART AILMENTS...OLDER ADULTS...AND CHILDREN SHOULD REDUCE PROLONGED OR HEAVY OUTDOOR EXERTION. AN AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.MDE.STATE.MD.US/AIR...OR CALL THE MARYLAND AIR QUALITY HOTLINE AT 4 1 0...5 3 7...3 2 4 7. $$

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