Air Quality Alert
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AQALOT

AIR QUALITY ALERT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
512 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-241015-
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...ELGIN...
WHEATON...CHICAGO...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET
512 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN
AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO
METROPOLITAN AREA AND IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT.

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.

PARTICIPANTS IN THE...PARTNERS FOR CLEAN AIR PROGRAM...ARE REQUESTED
TO INITIATE THEIR ACTIVITIES. RESIDENTS ARE ALSO URGED TO REDUCE
POLLUTION LEVELS. AQI FORECAST AND TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN REDUCED YOUR
EMISSIONS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.CLEANTHEAIR.ORG.

INFORMATION AND AQI LEVELS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.EPA.STATE.IL.US
AND AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV. MEDIA CONTACT...217 299 6057.

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INZ001-002-241015-
LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO
512 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY HAS BEEN FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST INDIANA
FOR TODAY JULY 23 AND IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT.

OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE ORANGE OR UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS RANGE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT
THE IDEM SMOG WATCH WEB SITE AT WWW.IN.GOV/APPS/IDEM/SMOG/ OR THE
EPA AIRNOW WEB SITE AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV AND CLICK ON INDIANA.

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