Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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AEUS73 KUNR 220855
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WYZ054-055-222300-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
WYOMING AIR QUALITY DIVISION
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
255 AM MDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...BLOWING DUST HEALTH ALERT IN EFFECT FOR CAMPBELL COUNTY IN THE POWDER
RIVER BASIN OF NORTHEASTERN WYOMING FROM 600 AM UNTIL 500 PM...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE AREA
TODAY. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE
EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON.

THE WYOMING AIR QUALITY DIVISION RECOMMENDS THE ELDERLY...YOUNG
CHILDREN...AND INDIVIDUALS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS AVOID
EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL EXERTION AND MINIMIZE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
DURING THIS TIME. ALTHOUGH THESE PEOPLE ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO
HEALTH IMPACTS...THE AIR QUALITY DIVISION ALSO ADVISES THAT
EVERYONE SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE POOR AIR QUALITY
CONDITIONS.

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