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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.

$$

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

NHZ013-014-281200-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALEM...ATKINSON...NEWTON...PLAISTOW...
CHESTER...DERRY...HAMPSTEAD...EXETER...GREENLAND...PORTSMOUTH...
RYE...HAMPTON...HAMPTON FALLS...NORTH HAMPTON...SEABROOK
331 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

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

COASTAL ROCKINGHAM...INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM.

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES IS PREDICTING
UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY AND FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE
3000 FEET ON SATURDAY.  MODERATE AIR POLLUTION LEVELS ARE PREDICTED
FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE ON SATURDAY.  SENSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
INCLUDE CHILDREN AND OLDER ADULTS, ANYONE WITH LUNG DISEASE SUCH AS
ASTHMA, EMPHYSEMA, AND BRONCHITIS, AND PEOPLE WHO ARE ACTIVE
OUTDOORS. EVEN HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS MAY EXPERIENCE MILD HEALTH
EFFECTS AND SHOULD CONSIDER LIMITING STRENUOUS OR PROLONGED OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES.

$$

MAZ004>007-009>018-026-290300-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-
SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...
LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...AYER
1157 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

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

MIDDLESEX...ESSEX...HAMPDEN...EASTERN HAMPSHIRE...NORFOLK...
NORTHERN BRISTOL...WORCESTER...SUFFOLK...AND WESTERN PLYMOUTH.

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 MASSACHUSETTS
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE AT...

HTTP://PUBLIC.DEP.STATE.MA.US/MASSAIR
/ALL LOWERCASE LETTERS/...OR CALL 1-800-882-1497.

$$

NYZ039>041-043-047>054-058>061-063>066-082-084-290300-
SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-
WESTERN ALBANY-EASTERN ALBANY-WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-
WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-
WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-
NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLOVERSVILLE...JOHNSTOWN...AMSTERDAM...
SARATOGA LAKE...SARATOGA SPRINGS...HULETTS LANDING...WHITEHALL...
GRANVILLE...COBLESKILL...BREAKABEEN...GILBOA...LIVINGSTONVILLE...
MIDDLEBURGH...NORTH BLENHEIM...JEFFERSON...MARIAVILLE...DELANSON...
DUANESBURG...SCHENECTADY...ROTTERDAM...BURNT HILLS...BALLSTON SPA...
MECHANICVILLE...CLIFTON PARK...WATERFORD...WESTERLO...ALTAMONT...
BERNE...KNOX...PRESTON HOLLOW...ALBANY...TROY...BERLIN...
EAGLE BRIDGE...HOOSICK FALLS...STEPHENTOWN...HUNTER...TANNERSVILLE...
WINDHAM...PRATTSVILLE...CATSKILL...COXSACKIE...ATHENS...CAIRO...
JEFFERSON HEIGHTS...HUDSON...NEW LEBANON...ELLENVILLE...WOODSTOCK...
WEST HURLEY...WEST SHOKAN...KERHONKSON...NAPANOCH...SUNDOWN...
KINGSTON...NEW PALTZ...POUGHKEEPSIE...BEACON...ARLINGTON...PAWLING...
WINGDALE...DOVER PLAINS...MILLBROOK...STANFORDVILLE...PINE PLAINS...
AMENIA...CAROGA LAKE...HUDSON FALLS...FORT EDWARD...CAMBRIDGE...
GREENWICH...MIDDLE FALLS...NORTH EASTON
1119 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

DUTCHESS...ULSTER...COLUMBIA...GREENE...SCHOHARIE...ALBANY...
RENSSELAER...SARATOGA...SCHENECTADY...WASHINGTON...FULTON...
MONTGOMERY.

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.

$$

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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