Air Quality Alert
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AEUS71 KALY 251913
AQAALY

AIR QUALITY ALERT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
313 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

CTZ001-013-270300-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...GAYLORDSVILLE...
NEW MILFORD...TERRYVILLE...THOMASTON
313 PM EDT WED MAY 25 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 COUNTY...

LITCHFIELD.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY
APPROACH OR EXCEED THE HEALTH STANDARD. THE COMBINATION OF VERY
WARM TEMPERATURES AND A SOUTHWEST WIND FLOW IS CONDUCIVE FOR HIGH
LEVELS OF OZONE TO FORM ACROSS CONNECTICUT STATEWIDE. RESIDENTS
ARE URGED TO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...ESPECIALLY
SENSITIVE GROUPS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY. FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

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