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Air Quality Alert

CTZ005>008-290315-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
1105 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY UNTIL 11 PM
SATURDAY...

THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR
THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

NORTHERN FAIRFIELD...NORTHERN MIDDLESEX...NORTHERN NEW HAVEN...
NORTHERN NEW LONDON.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION
MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED THE HEALTH STANDARD. THE COMBINATION OF
VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND A SOUTHWEST WIND FLOW IS CONDUCIVE FOR
HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE TO FORM ACROSS INLAND CONNECTICUT. RESIDENTS
ARE URGED TO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...ESPECIALLY
SENSITIVE GROUPS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE WITHIN
THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

$$




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