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AIR QUALITY ALERT
AZC021-300515-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1006 AM MST TUE JUN 28 2016

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR PINAL COUNTY WEDNESDAY...

THE PINAL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AIR QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIRBORNE
COARSE PARTICLE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR PINAL COUNTY INCLUDING
APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...COOLIDGE...AND FLORENCE FOR
WEDNESDAY.

AN EPISODE OF STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS IS FORECAST TO GENERATE
WIDESPREAD BLOWING DUST THAT MAY RESULT IN LOCAL COARSE PARTICLE
CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

COARSE PARTICULATE MATTER - ALSO KNOWN AS PM-10 - IS AN AIR
CONTAMINANT THAT CAN AGGRAVATE HEART AND LUNG DISEASE CONDITIONS...
ESPECIALLY IN OLDER ADULTS...CHILDREN...AND THOSE WITH ASTHMA. A
DECREASE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

CONSOLIDATE YOUR TRAVEL...STABILIZE LOOSE SOILS...SLOW DOWN OR AVOID
TRAVEL ON DIRT ROADS...REDUCE OR ELIMINATE FIREPLACE USE...AND AVOID
USING GAS-POWERED LAWN EQUIPMENT.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR PINAL COUNTY...VISIT
THE PINAL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AIR QUALITY INTERNET SITE AT
PINALCOUNTYAZ.GOV

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AIR QUALITY ALERT
AZC013-300515-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1003 AM MST TUE JUN 28 2016


...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED
AN OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER PHOENIX AREA FOR
WEDNESDAY.

THIS MEANS THAT FORECAST WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH EXISTING
OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN LOCAL MAXIMUM 8-HOUR OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

OZONE IS AN AIR CONTAMINANT WHICH CAN CAUSE BREATHING DIFFICULTIES
FOR CHILDREN AS WELL AS PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS. A DECREASE
IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

IF IT IS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED WORK DAY...YOU ARE URGED TO CAR POOL...
TELECOMMUTE...OR USE MASS TRANSIT.

THE USE OF GASOLINE-POWERED EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE REDUCED OR DONE LATE
IN THE DAY.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY...
VISIT THE ADEQ INTERNET SITE AT WWW.AZDEQ.GOV OR CALL 602-771-2367
FOR RECORDED FORECAST INFORMATION.

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