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
445 PM EDT THU SEP 22 2016

DCZ001-MDZ004-503-504-013-016>018-VAZ505-506-052>054-240400-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-MONTGOMERY-PRINCE GEORGES-
CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-LOUDOUN-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
445 PM EDT THU SEP 22 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23 2016...

THE METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS IN ASSOCIATION
WITH MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT, VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT
OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, AND DISTRICT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT
HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FRIDAY FOR
THE DC 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.CLEANAIRPARTNERS.NET.

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MDZ005-006-011-507-508-505-506-014-240400-
CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
ANNE ARUNDEL-
445 PM EDT THU SEP 22 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23 2016...

THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT HAS ISSUED A CODE
ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FRIDAY 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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