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WYZ054-055-282300-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
WYOMING AIR QUALITY DIVISION
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
239 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...BLOWING DUST HEALTH ALERT ISSUED FOR CAMPBELL COUNTY IN THE
POWDER RIVER BASIN OF NORTHEASTERN WYOMING FROM 900 AM UNTIL 500
PM...

WEST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE IN SPEED TODAY...REACHING 20 TO
35 MPH BY MID-MORNING AND PERSISTING THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
AROUND 45 MPH ARE LIKELY...PARTICULARLY OVER NORTHERN CAMPBELL
COUNTY.

THE WYOMING AIR QUALITY DIVISION RECOMMENDS THE ELDERLY...YOUNG
CHILDREN...AND INDIVIDUALS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS AVOID
EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL EXERTION AND MINIMIZE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
DURING THIS TIME. ALTHOUGH THESE PEOPLE ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO
HEALTH IMPACTS...THE AIR QUALITY DIVISION ALSO ADVISES THAT
EVERYONE SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE POOR AIR QUALITY
CONDITIONS.

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