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NJZ008>010-012>021-026-027-032115-
MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-
EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-
NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRISTOWN...FLEMINGTON...SOMERVILLE...
NEW BRUNSWICK...FREEHOLD...SANDY HOOK...TRENTON...PENNSVILLE...
GLASSBORO...CAMDEN...CHERRY HILL...MOORESTOWN...MOUNT HOLLY...
JACKSON...MILLVILLE...LONG BEACH ISLAND...WHARTON STATE FOREST
515 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED AN
AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY...IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD.

AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY MEANS THAT AIR QUALITY WITHIN THE REGION MAY
APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CURRENT AND FORECAST CONCENTRATIONS OF
GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE PARTICULATES, VISIT ON THE WEB AT
WWW.AIRNOW.GOV OR WWW.STATE.NJ.US/DEP/AIRMON/ (IN LOWER CASE) OR
CALL THE  NEW JERSEY BUREAU OF AIR MONITORING AT 609-292-0138

$$

FRANCK

NCZ036-057-069>072-082-032100-
IREDELL-ROWAN-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STATESVILLE...MOORESVILLE...SALISBURY...
LINCOLNTON...GASTONIA...CHARLOTTE...CONCORD...KANNAPOLIS...MONROE...
INDIAN TRAIL...WEDDINGTON...TRINITY
453 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES
IN RALEIGH NC HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR
GROUND LEVEL OZONE...IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 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 NORTH
CAROLINA DIVISION OF AIR QUALITY WEB SITE AT
WWW.NCAIR.ORG/AIRAWARE/FORECAST/.

$$

NCZ037-032100-
DAVIE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MOCKSVILLE
453 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM EDT THURSDAY...

THE FORSYTH COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT IN WINSTON SALEM
NC HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL
OZONE...IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 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 FORSYTH
COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT WEB SITE AT
WWW.CO.FORSYTH.NC.US/ENVAFFAIRS/DLYAIRQUALRPT.HTM

$$

NJZ002-004-006-103>108-040300-
WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-
403 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

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

BERGEN...ESSEX...PASSAIC...UNION...HUDSON.

IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.
IN IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM UNTIL 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

OZONE IS FORECAST TO REACH THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS
CATEGORY ACROSS MOST OF NEW JERSEY DUE TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS... MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES...AND HOT TEMPERATURES. SENSITIVE
INDIVIDUALS INCLUDING THE VERY YOUNG...THE ELDERLY...AND PERSONS
WITH RESPIRATORY DISEASES SUCH AS ASTHMA...SHOULD AVOID STRENUOUS
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

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 NEW JERSEY STATE
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AT...
HTTP://WWW.NJAQINOW.NET

$$

CTZ010-011-040300-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-
403 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...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...

SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX...SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN.

IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.
IN IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM UNTIL 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY
APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...
PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

$$

CTZ009-012-040300-
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
403 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD...SOUTHERN NEW LONDON.

IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY
APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...
PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

$$

NYZ069>075-078>081-176>179-040300-
ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-
NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
403 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

SUFFOLK...NASSAU...RICHMOND...KINGS...QUEENS...NEW YORK...BRONX...
WESCHESTER...ROCKLAND.

IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

AIR QUALITY LEVELS IN OUTDOOR AIR ARE PREDICTED TO BE GREATER THAN
AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 100 FOR THE POLLUTANT OF GROUND LEVEL
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.

$$

NJZ023-024-022-025-030400-
CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
325 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 2...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED
A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT WEDNESDAY FOR ATLANTIC AND CAPE
MAY COUNTIES.

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.

$$

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