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AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
137 PM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

INZ071-302300-
JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SEYMOUR
137 PM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

...AN OZONE ACTION DAY HAS BEEN DECLARED...

THE OFFICIALS AT THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
MANAGEMENT HAVE CALLED FOR AN OZONE ACTION DAY ON THURSDAY...JUNE
30TH FOR THE FOLLOWING INDIANA COUNTIES...

JACKSON.

AN OZONE ACTION DAY MEANS THAT A COMBINATION OF THE HIGH
TEMPERATURES...LIGHT WINDS...AND OTHER FACTORS...ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE CONDITIONS WHERE HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE EMISSIONS MAY EXCEED
FEDERALLY MANDATED STANDARDS.

HERE ARE SOME RECOMMENDED ACTIONS THAT THE PUBLIC CAN TAKE TO REDUCE
OZONE FORMING EMISSIONS.

RIDE THE BUS INSTEAD OF TAKING YOUR CAR.
CAR-POOL WITH A FRIEND OR CO-WORKER.
REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT IN DRIVE THRU LANES.
POSTPONE FILLING OR TOPPING OFF YOUR GAS TANK UNTIL AFTER DARK.
PUT OFF MOWING YOUR LAWN UNTIL AFTER 600 PM.

$$

INZ091-092-KYZ029>031-301515-
FLOYD-CLARK-BULLITT-JEFFERSON-OLDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ALBANY...JEFFERSONVILLE...
SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE
1111 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT
THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE LOUISVILLE METRO AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT AND THE INDIANA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT HAVE ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY
ALERT...IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT THURSDAY NIGHT.

A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR OZONE HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE
LOUISVILLE METRO AREA.

MEMBERS OF SENSITIVE GROUPS MAY EXPERIENCE HEALTH EFFECTS. THE
GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED. SENSITIVE GROUPS
INCLUDE THE ELDERLY...CHILDREN...PERSONS WITH ASTHMA OR OTHER
BREATHING PROBLEMS...AND PERSONS WITH LUNG AND HEART DISEASE.
PEOPLE IN THESE GROUPS ARE ADVISED TO LIMIT THEIR OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES TO REDUCE THEIR EXPOSURE TO OZONE AND PARTICULATE
POLLUTION.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE LOUISVILLE METRO AIR POLLUTION
CONTROL DISTRICT AT HTTP://WWW.LOUISVILLEKY.GOV/APCD OR THE
INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AT
HTTP://WWW.IN.GOV/IDEM.

$$

BJS

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