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Air Quality Alert

AIR QUALITY ALERT
AZC013-021-300400-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1038 AM MST SAT MAY 28 2016

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA AND PINAL COUNTY CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY...

THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS
ISSUED AN OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER PHOENIX AREA
WHICH CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY. THE PINAL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AIR
QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR PINAL COUNTY
INCLUDING APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...COOLIDGE...AND FLORENCE
WHICH CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY.

THIS MEANS THAT FORECAST WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH EXISTING
OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN LOCAL MAXIMUM 8-HOUR OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

OZONE IS AN AIR CONTAMINANT WHICH CAN CAUSE BREATHING DIFFICULTIES
FOR CHILDREN AS WELL AS PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS. A DECREASE
IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

IF IT IS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED WORK DAY...YOU ARE URGED TO CAR POOL...
TELECOMMUTE...OR USE MASS TRANSIT.

THE USE OF GASOLINE-POWERED EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE REDUCED OR DONE LATE
IN THE DAY.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY...
VISIT THE ADEQ INTERNET SITE AT WWW.AZDEQ.GOV OR CALL 602-771-2367
FOR RECORDED FORECAST INFORMATION.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR PINAL COUNTY...VISIT
THE PINAL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AIR QUALITY INTERNET SITE AT
PINALCOUNTYAZ.GOV

$$




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