Air Quality Alert
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AEUS71 KALY 271924
AQAALY

AIR QUALITY ALERT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
324 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

CTZ013-290300-
SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OAKVILLE...GAYLORDSVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...THOMASTON
324 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY UNTIL 11 PM
THURSDAY...

THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY
APPROACH OR EXCEED THE HEALTH STANDARD. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND SOUTHWEST SURFACE WINDS ARE CONDUCIVE FOR HIGH
LEVELS OF OZONE TO FORM ACROSS PARTS OF CONNECTICUT.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...
ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE GROUPS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY AND PERSONS WITH
PRE-EXISTING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR HEART
DISEASE.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT
OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

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