Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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AQALOT

Air Quality Alert
Relayed by National Weather Service Chicago IL
321 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-250500-
McHenry-Lake IL-Kane-DuPage-Cook-Kendall-Grundy-Will-
Including the cities of Woodstock, Waukegan, Aurora, Elgin, Wheaton,
Chicago, Oswego, Morris, and Joliet
321 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT SUNDAY NIGHT...

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
Metropolitan Area through midnight CDT Sunday night...September
24th for the following counties...

Cook...Dupage...Kane...Kendall...Grundy...Lake...McHenry and Will.

An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.

Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.

Area residents are urged to reduce pollution levels. Air quality
forecasts and tips on how you can reduce your emissions can be found
at www.airnow.gov.

media contact...217 558 1536.

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