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AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
331 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

MEZ023>028-281200-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...CAPE ELIZABETH...SOUTH PORTLAND...
WESTBROOK...YARMOUTH...BRUNSWICK...ARROWSIC...BATH...PHIPPSBURG...
BOWDOINHAM...TOPSHAM...BOWDOIN...WHITEFIELD...DRESDEN...ALNA...
BREMEN...BRISTOL...DAMARISCOTTA...NEWCASTLE...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...
WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...MATINICUS...OWLS HEAD...ROCKLAND...
APPLETON...CAMDEN...HOPE...ROCKPORT...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
NORTHPORT...SEARSMONT...LINCOLNVILLE
331 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

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

COASTAL CUMBERLAND...COASTAL WALDO...COASTAL YORK...KNOX...LINCOLN...
SAGADAHOC.

THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION`S BUREAU OF AIR
QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ALERT UNTIL 11 PM ON SATURDAY...
FOR THE THE SOUTHWEST COAST AND MID-COAST REGIONS OF MAINE WHICH
COVER THE COAST FROM KITTERY THROUGH ACADIA NATIONAL PARK.

THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RECOMMENDS THAT
INDIVIDUALS CONSIDER LIMITING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS. PEOPLE WHO MAY BE
ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE TO THE EFFECTS OF ELEVATED LEVELS OF
POLLUTANTS INCLUDE THE VERY YOUNG, THE ELDERLY AND THOSE WITH PRE
EXISTING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA AND OR HEART
DISEASE. THOSE WITH SYMPTOMS SHOULD CONSIDER CONSULTING THEIR
PERSONAL PHYSICIAN.

A TOLL FREE AIR QUALITY HOTLINE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED SO MAINE
RESIDENTS CAN STAY INFORMED ON THE AIR QUALITY SITUATIONS. THE
TOLL FREE NUMBER IS 1 800 2 2 3 1 1 9 6.

ADDITIONALLY THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS
THE AIR QUALITY FORECAST AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT WWW.MAINE.
GOV/DEP MAINE DOT G O V SLASH D E P CLICK TODAYS AIR QUALITY
FORECAST.

$$

MEZ029-281915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL
308 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT SATURDAY...

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

COASTAL HANCOCK.

THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION`S BUREAU OF AIR
QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ALERT...UNTIL 11 PM ON
SATURDAY...FOR THE THE SOUTHWEST COAST AND MID-COAST REGIONS OF
MAINE WHICH COVER THE COAST FROM KITTERY THROUGH ACADIA NATIONAL
PARK.

THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RECOMMENDS THAT
INDIVIDUALS CONSIDER LIMITING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS. PEOPLE WHO MAY BE
ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE TO THE EFFECTS OF ELEVATED LEVELS OF POLLUTANTS
INCLUDE THE VERY YOUNG, THE ELDERLY AND THOSE WITH PRE- EXISTING
RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA AND OR HEART DISEASE. THOSE
WITH SYMPTOMS SHOULD CONSIDER CONSULTING THEIR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN.

A TOLL FREE AIR QUALITY HOTLINE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED SO MAINE
RESIDENTS CAN STAY INFORMED ON THE AIR QUALITY SITUATIONS. THE
TOLL FREE NUMBER IS: 1-800-223-1196.

ADDITIONALLY THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
HAS THE AIR QUALITY FORECAST AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT WWW.MAINE.
GOV/DEP MAINE.

$$

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