Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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000 AEUS71 KBTV 201426 AQABTV AIR QUALITY ALERT RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT 1026 AM EDT MON JUN 20 2016 VTZ001-002-005-006-008-009-016>018-210300- GRAND ISLE-WESTERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CHITTENDEN-LAMOILLE-WASHINGTON- WESTERN ADDISON-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN ADDISON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBURGH...SOUTH HERO...ST. ALBANS... BURLINGTON...JOHNSON...STOWE...MONTPELIER...MIDDLEBURY...VERGENNES... ENOSBURG FALLS...RICHFORD...UNDERHILL...BRISTOL...RIPTON 1026 AM EDT MON JUN 20 2016 ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING... THE VERMONT AGENCY OF NATURAL RESOURCES HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN VERMONT... ADDISON...CHITTENDEN...FRANKLIN...GRAND ISLE...LAMOILLE AND WASHINGTON. EXPECT LEVELS OF OZONE TO REGISTER IN THE UNHEALTHY RANGE FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS (USG) THIS AFTERNOON, AS STRONG SUNSHINE AND HOT AIR TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE OZONE IN AREAS TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF VERMONT, WHICH WILL THEN BE TRANSPORTED INTO THE STATE BY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS. PEOPLE SENSITIVE TO ADVERSE AIR QUALITY, INCLUDING THE ELDERLY, YOUNG CHILDREN, ASTHMATICS, AND PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS, SHOULD RESTRICT STRENUOUS ACTIVITY THIS AFTERNOON. AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT PARTICULATE CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE VERMONT AGENCY OF NATURAL RESOURCES WEB SITE AT... HTTP://WWW.ANR.STATE.VT.US/AIR/INDEX.HTM. $$

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