Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Air Quality Alert
Relayed by National Weather Service WAKEFIELD VA
508 PM EDT Tue May 16 2017

MDZ021>025-172115-
Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-Inland Worcester-Maryland Beaches-
Including the cities of Cambridge, Salisbury, Crisfield,
Princess Anne, Snow Hill, and Ocean City
508 PM EDT Tue May 16 2017

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

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 from 8 AM to 8 PM EDT Wednesday.

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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