Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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AEUS75 KPSR 131623
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AZC013-142230-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
923 AM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA SUNDAY...

THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED
AN AIRBORNE FINE PARTICLE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA FOR SUNDAY.

THIS MEANS THAT ONGOING STAGNANT WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH
EXISTING AIRBORNE FINE PARTICLE LEVELS MAY RESULT IN LOCAL FINE
PARTICLE CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH
EFFECTS INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

FINE PARTICULATE MATTER - ALSO KNOWN AS PM-2.5 - IS AN AIR
CONTAMINANT THAT CAN AGGRAVATE HEART AND LUNG DISEASE CONDITIONS...
ESPECIALLY IN OLDER ADULTS...CHILDREN...AND THOSE WITH ASTHMA. A
DECREASE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

SUNDAY IS A NO BURN DAY. FIREPLACE USE AND OUTDOOR BURNING IS
PROHIBITED. CONSOLIDATE YOUR TRAVEL AND AVOID USING GAS-POWERED LAWN
EQUIPMENT.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY...
VISIT THE ADEQ INTERNET SITE AT WWW.AZDEQ.GOV OR CALL 602-771-2367
FOR RECORDED FORECAST INFORMATION.

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