Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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AEUS71 KOKX 272030
AQAOKX

AIR QUALITY ALERT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
430 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

CTZ005-006-009-010-290300-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
430 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY...

THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

FAIRFIELD AND NEW HAVEN.

IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE WITHIN THE
REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS.

THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND SOUTHWEST SURFACE WINDS
ARE CONDUCIVE FOR HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE TO FORM ACROSS PARTS OF
CONNECTICUT. RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES, ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE GROUPS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY AND
PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR
HEART DISEASE.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE AT
HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

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