Air Quality Alert
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AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
MD DEPT OF ENVIRONMENT AND VA DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
435 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

MDZ005-006-011-507-508-505-506-014-260400-
CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
ANNE ARUNDEL-
435 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY MAY 25 2016...

THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT HAS ISSUED A CODE
ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT WEDNESDAY FOR
THE BALTIMORE METRO AREA.

A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT AIR POLLUTION
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY BECOME UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS. SENSITIVE GROUPS INCLUDE CHILDREN...PEOPLE
SUFFERING FROM ASTHMA... HEART DISEASE OR OTHER LUNG
DISEASES...AND THE ELDERLY. THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION CAN
BE MINIMIZED BY AVOIDING STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OR EXERCISE OUTDOORS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.MDE.STATE.MD.US/AIR OR CALL 410-537-3000.

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