Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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AQAIND

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
203 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

INZ067-032200-
KNOX-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...VINCENNES
203 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...AN OZONE ACTION DAY HAS BEEN DECLARED...

THE OFFICIALS AT THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
MANAGEMENT HAVE CALLED FOR AN OZONE ACTION DAY ON
THURSDAY...SEPTEMBER 3 FOR THE FOLLOWING INDIANA COUNTY...

KNOX...

AN OZONE ACTION DAY MEANS THAT A COMBINATION OF THE HIGH
TEMPERATURES...LIGHT WINDS...AND OTHER FACTORS...ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE CONDITIONS WHERE HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE EMISSIONS...MAY
EXCEED FEDERALLY MANDATED STANDARDS.

HERE ARE SOME RECOMMENDED ACTIONS THAT THE PUBLIC CAN TAKE TO REDUCE
OZONE FORMING EMISSIONS.

RIDE THE BUS INSTEAD OF TAKING YOUR CAR.
CAR-POOL WITH A FRIEND OR CO-WORKER.
REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT IN DRIVE THRU LANES.
POSTPONE FILLING OR TOPPING OFF YOUR GAS TANK UNTIL AFTER DARK.
PUT OFF MOWING YOUR LAWN UNTIL AFTER 600 PM.

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