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WYZ054-055-282215-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
WYOMING AIR QUALITY DIVISION
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
310 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...BLOWING DUST HEALTH ALERT IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF POWDER RIVER
BASIN OF NORTHEASTERN WYOMING FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...

WEST WIND OF 20 TO 35 MPH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WILL SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
THE WINDS WILL DECREASE AROUND MIDNIGHT.

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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