Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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AEUS71 KAKQ 271356
AQAAKQ

AIR QUALITY ALERT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
956 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

MDZ021>024-281400-
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMBRIDGE...SALISBURY...CRISFIELD...
PRINCESS ANNE...SNOW HILL
956 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE
AIR QUALITY ALERT ACROSS THE MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE...FOR GROUND
LEVEL OZONE...IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

AIR QUALITY IS EXPECTED TO REACH CODE ORANGE...WHICH IS UNHEALTHY
FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS...AND MEANS INDIVIDUALS WITH RESPIRATORY
AND/OR HEART AILMENTS...OLDER ADULTS...AND CHILDREN SHOULD REDUCE
PROLONGED OR HEAVY OUTDOOR EXERTION.

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE CONCENTRATIONS
WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE
ENVIRONMENT WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.MDE.STATE.MD.US/AIR...OR CALL THE
MARYLAND AIR QUALITY HOTLINE AT 4 1 0...5 3 7...3 2 4 7.

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