Air Quality Alert
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Air Quality Alert
Relayed by National Weather Service TAUNTON MA
1216 AM EDT Thu May 18 2017

RIZ001>008-190300-
Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-
Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry,
West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,
Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham
1216 AM EDT Thu May 18 2017

...Air quality alert is in effect from 11 AM Thursday until 11 PM
Thursday...

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental
Protection has issued an air quality action day for the following
counties...

Block Island...Bristol...Eastern Kent...Newport...Northwest
Providence...Southeast Providence...Washington...Western Kent.

An Air Quality Action day means that Ground Level Ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information, please visit the Rhode Island
Department of Environmental Management website at:

http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/benviron/air/pm.htm

$$

MAZ004>007-010>023-026-190300-
Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA-Western Essex MA-
Eastern Essex MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA-
Southern Worcester MA-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-
Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Northern Middlesex MA-
Including the cities of Barre, Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell,
Lawrence, Gloucester, Amherst, Northampton, Springfield, Milford,
Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton,
Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham,
Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, and Ayer
1216 AM EDT Thu May 18 2017

...Air quality alert is in effect from 11 AM Thursday until 11 PM
Thursday...

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental
Protection has issued an air quality action day for the following
counties...

Barnstable...Central Middlesex County...Dukes...Eastern Essex...
Eastern Hampden...Eastern Hampshire...Eastern Norfolk...Eastern
Plymouth...Northern Bristol...Northern Worcester...Northwest
Middlesex County...Southeast Middlesex...Southern Bristol...Southern
Plymouth...Southern Worcester...Suffolk...Western Essex...Western
Norfolk...Western Plymouth.

An Air Quality Action day means that Ground Level Ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information, please visit the Massachusetts
Department of Environmental Protection website at:

http://public.dep.state.ma.us/MassAir, or call 1-800-882-1497.

$$

CTZ002>004-190300-
Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-
Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon,
Putnam, and Willimantic
1216 AM EDT Thu May 18 2017

...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...

Hartford...Tolland...Windham.

An air quality action day means that ozone within the region may
approach or exceed unhealthy standards especially for sensitive
groups. For additional information...Please visit the Connecticut
Department of Environmental Protection website at http://www.ct.
gov/deep/AQI

An Air Quality Action day means that Ground Level Ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information, please visit the Connecticut
Department of Environmental Protection website at:

http://www.ct.gov/deep/aqi

$$

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