Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Air Quality Alert Message
Montana Department of Environmental Quality Helena MT
Relayed by National Weather Service Missoula MT
110 PM MDT FRI OCT 2 2015

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air
Quality Alert for Lincoln and Sanders counties in effect until
further notice.

An Air Quality Alert means that particulates have been trending
upwards and that an exceedance of the 24 hour National Ambient Air
Quality Standard (NAAQS) has occurred or may occur in the near

Particulate levels in Libby and Thompson Falls are Unhealthy.

When air quality levels are Unhealthy... the Montana Department of
Health and Human Services recommends that people with respiratory or
heart disease, the elderly and children should avoid prolonged
exertion. Everyone else should limit prolonged exertion.

For more information... visit the Montana Department of Environmental
Quality at

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