Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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AQABOI

AIR QUALITY ALERT
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
224 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

ORC001-282100-
BAKER-
124 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...ORANGE AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FROM THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY FOR BAKER COUNTY...

THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN ORANGE
/UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS/ AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FOR BAKER
COUNTY DUE TO ELEVATED POLLUTANT LEVELS. THIS ADVISORY WILL
REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL AIR QUALITY CONDITIONS HAVE SIGNIFICANTLY
IMPROVED.

AIR POLLUTANTS CAN CAUSE BREATHING DIFFICULTIES FOR CHILDREN...THE
ELDERLY...AS WELL AS PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS. THOSE
INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SENSITIVE TO INCREASED PARTICULATE MATTER...
GASEOUS POLLUTANTS SUCH AS OZONE...OR SMOKE...ARE ENCOURAGED TO
AVOID PROLONGED OR STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITY. IT IS ALSO
RECOMMENDED THAT ALL OTHER INDIVIDUALS LIMIT PROLONGED OR STRENUOUS
ACTIVITY OUTDOORS.

IF IT IS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED WORK DAY...YOU ARE URGED TO:

   * CAR POOL...TELECOMMUTE...OR USE MASS TRANSIT
   * AVOID IDLING YOUR VEHICLE
   * DELAY FUELING YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL LATE IN THE DAY
   * REDUCE THE USE OF GASOLINE-POWERED EQUIPMENT OR DELAY
     UNTIL LATE IN THE DAY.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS AIR QUALITY ADVISORY...VISIT THE OREGON DEQ
INTERNET SITE AT WWW.DEQ.STATE.OR.US/AQI/INDEX.ASPX

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