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INZ091-092-KYZ029>031-251000-
Floyd-Clark-Bullitt-Jefferson-Oldham-
Including the cities of New Albany, Jeffersonville, Shepherdsville,
Louisville, and La Grange
309 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT MONDAY NIGHT...

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District and the Indiana
Department of Environmental Management have issued an Air Quality
Alert...in effect until midnight EDT Monday 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.

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EBW

Air Quality Alert Message
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
832 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

INZ071-250015-
Jackson-
Including the city of Seymour
832 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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

The officials at the Indiana Department of Environmental
Management have called for an Ozone Action Day on Saturday and
Sunday, September 23 and 24 for the following Indiana county...

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:

     * Walk, bike, carpool or use public transportation.
     * Avoid using the drive-through and combine errands into one trip.
     * Avoid refueling your vehicle or using gasoline-powered lawn
       equipment until after 7pm.
     * Turn off your engine when idling for more than 30 seconds.
     * Conserve energy by turning off lights or setting the air
       conditioner to 75 degrees or above.

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