Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE...UPDATED
OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
947 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

OKZ019-024>026-028>030-260000-
LOGAN-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUTHRIE...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...
OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE
947 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT WAS ISSUED BY THE OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR OZONE HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR FRIDAY JULY
25...FOR THE OKLAHOMA CITY METROPOLITAN AREA DUE TO EXPECTED HIGH
CONCENTRATIONS OF OZONE.

PERSONS WITH EXISTING HEART OR RESPIRATORY AILMENTS SHOULD REDUCE
PHYSICAL EXERTION AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO HELP ALLEVIATE THE PROBLEM BY
REDUCING VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED BY RIDING THE BUS...CARPOOLING...OR
AVOIDING UNNECESSARY TRIPS.  THE PUBLIC IS ALSO ASKED TO AVOID
REFUELING DURING THE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS...AND TO
AVOID THE USE OF TWO CYCLE ENGINES SUCH AS LAWN MOWERS...
MOTORCYCLES...WEEDEATERS...AND OUTBOARD ENGINES. IT IS ALSO ADVISED
TO LIMIT OUTDOOR BURNING.

FOR HOURLY UPDATES ON CONCENTRATIONS AND POSSIBLE HEALTH WARNINGS,
TELEPHONE THE OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AT
405-702-4100. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HEALTH EFFECTS, CALL THE
AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF OKLAHOMA AT 405-748-4674

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