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AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
822 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

MEZ023>025-290330-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...CAPE ELIZABETH...SOUTH PORTLAND...
WESTBROOK...YARMOUTH...BRUNSWICK...ARROWSIC...BATH...PHIPPSBURG...
BOWDOINHAM...TOPSHAM...BOWDOIN
822 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

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

COASTAL CUMBERLAND...COASTAL YORK...SAGADAHOC.

THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION`S BUREAU OF AIR
QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ALERT...UNTIL 11 PM ON THURSDAY
...FOR THE THE SOUTHWEST COASTAL REGION OF MAINE WHICH COVERS THE
COAST FROM KITTERY THROUGH REID STATE 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 DOT G O V SLASH D E P CLICK TODAY`S AIR QUALITY FORECAST.

$$

PAZ070-071-101>106-290400-
EASTERN CHESTER-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-WESTERN
MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-
345 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY JULY 28...

THE DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION HAS ISSUED
A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA
METRO AREA.

A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT AIR POLLUTION
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY BECOME UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS. SENSITIVE GROUPS INCLUDE CHILDREN...PEOPLE
SUFFERING FROM ASTHMA... HEART DISEASE OR OTHER LUNG
DISEASES...AND THE ELDERLY. THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION CAN
BE MINIMIZED BY AVOIDING STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OR EXERCISE OUTDOORS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
501 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

MEZ023-024-NHZ014-290300-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...CAPE ELIZABETH...SOUTH PORTLAND...
WESTBROOK...YARMOUTH...BRUNSWICK...GREENLAND...PORTSMOUTH...RYE...
HAMPTON...HAMPTON FALLS...NORTH HAMPTON...SEABROOK
501 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

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

COASTAL CUMBERLAND...COASTAL YORK...SAGADAHOC.

THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION`S BUREAU OF AIR
QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ALERT...UNTIL 11 PM ON THURSDAY
...FOR THE THE SOUTHWEST COASTAL REGION OF MAINE WHICH COVERS THE
COAST FROM KITTERY THROUGH REID STATE 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 DOT G O V SLASH D E P CLICK TODAY`S AIR QUALITY FORECAST.

$$

CTZ005-006-009-010-290300-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
430 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

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

FAIRFIELD AND NEW HAVEN.

IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

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

THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND SOUTHWEST SURFACE WINDS
ARE CONDUCIVE FOR HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE TO FORM ACROSS PARTS OF
CONNECTICUT. RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES, ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE GROUPS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY AND
PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR
HEART DISEASE.

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

$$

CTZ002-290300-
HARTFORD CT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED AN
AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL OZONE...IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY
STANDARDS.  FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE AT...

HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI    /ALL LOWERCASE LETTERS/

$$

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CTZ013-290300-
SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OAKVILLE...GAYLORDSVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...THOMASTON
324 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

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

SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY
APPROACH OR EXCEED THE HEALTH STANDARD. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND SOUTHWEST SURFACE WINDS ARE CONDUCIVE FOR HIGH
LEVELS OF OZONE TO FORM ACROSS PARTS OF CONNECTICUT.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...
ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE GROUPS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY AND PERSONS WITH
PRE-EXISTING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR HEART
DISEASE.

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

$$

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