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NYZ062-270300-
SULLIVAN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MONTICELLO
103 PM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 11 PM SUNDAY...

THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION HAS
ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

SULLIVAN.

AIR QUALITY LEVELS IN OUTDOOR AIR ARE PREDICTED TO BE GREATER THAN
AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 100 FOR THE POLLUTANT OF OZONE. THE
AIR QUALITY INDEX...OR AQI...WAS CREATED AS AN EASY WAY TO
CORRELATE LEVELS OF DIFFERENT POLLUTANTS TO ONE SCALE. THE HIGHER
THE AQI VALUE...THE GREATER THE HEALTH CONCERN.

WHEN POLLUTION LEVELS ARE ELEVATED...THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT
OF HEALTH 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...AND THOSE
WITH PRE-EXISTING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR HEART
DISEASE. THOSE WITH SYMPTOMS SHOULD CONSIDER CONSULTING THEIR
PERSONAL PHYSICIAN.

A TOLL FREE AIR QUALITY HOTLINE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED SO NEW YORK
RESIDENTS CAN STAY INFORMED ON THE AIR QUALITY SITUATION.
THE TOLL FREE NUMBER IS: 1 800 5 3 5...1 3 4 5.

$$

NYZ063>066-270300-
WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLENVILLE...WOODSTOCK...WEST HURLEY...
WEST SHOKAN...KERHONKSON...NAPANOCH...SUNDOWN...KINGSTON...
NEW PALTZ...POUGHKEEPSIE...BEACON...ARLINGTON...PAWLING...WINGDALE...
DOVER PLAINS...MILLBROOK...STANFORDVILLE...PINE PLAINS...AMENIA
1250 PM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

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

THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION HAS
ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

DUTCHESS...ULSTER.

AIR QUALITY LEVELS IN OUTDOOR AIR ARE PREDICTED TO BE GREATER THAN AN
AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 100 FOR THE POLLUTANT OF OZONE. THE AIR
QUALITY INDEX...OR AQI...WAS CREATED AS AN EASY WAY TO CORRELATE
LEVELS OF DIFFERENT POLLUTANTS TO ONE SCALE.  THE HIGHER THE AQI VALUE,
THE GREATER THE HEALTH CONCERN.

WHEN POLLUTION LEVELS ARE ELEVATED...THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH 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, AND THOSE WITH PRE-EXISTING RESPIRATORY
PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR HEART DISEASE. THOSE WITH SYMPTOMS SHOULD CONSIDER
CONSULTING THEIR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN.

A TOLL FREE AIR QUALITY HOTLINE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED SO NEW YORK
RESIDENTS CAN STAY INFORMED ON THE AIR QUALITY SITUATION.
THE TOLL FREE NUMBER IS: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.

$$

MIZ061>063-068>070-075-076-260400-
GENESEE-LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLINT...LAPEER...PORT HURON...HOWELL...
PONTIAC...WARREN...ANN ARBOR...DETROIT
307 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FOR SATURDAY JUNE 25TH...

THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAS DECLARED
SATURDAY JUNE 25TH TO BE AN ACTION DAY FOR ELEVATED LEVELS OF OZONE.
POLLUTANTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS
RANGE.

THE ACTION DAY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING MICHIGAN COUNTIES...

GENESEE...LAPEER...ST. CLAIR...LIVINGSTON...OAKLAND...MACOMB...
WASHTENAW AND WAYNE.

PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES ARE URGED TO AVOID ACTIVITIES WHICH LEAD TO
OZONE FORMATION. THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE...REFUELING VEHICLES OR
TOPPING OFF WHEN REFUELING...USING GASOLINE POWERED LAWN EQUIPMENT...
AND USING CHARCOAL LIGHTER FLUID. POSITIVE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE...CAR
POOLING...BIKING TO WORK...DELAYING OR COMBINING ERRANDS AND USING
WATER BASED PAINTS.

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS...AND PEOPLE WITH
RESPIRATORY DISEASES SUCH AS ASTHMA...LIMIT PROLONGED OUTDOOR
EXERTION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION...PLEASE SEE THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY PAGE AT...HTTP://WWW.DEQMIAIR.ORG (LOWER CASE)

$$

CB

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