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AKZ222-290215-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
509 PM AKST WED NOV 26 2014

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM AKST FRIDAY...

THE FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH AIR QUALITY DIVISION HAS ISSUED
AN AIR QUALITY ALERT...IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM AKST FRIDAY.

NORTH POLE AIR QUALITY WILL BECOME UNHEALTHY TONIGHT AND WILL
EXCEED THE EPA HEALTH LIMIT FOR FINE PARTICULATE POLLUTION.
PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY OR HEART DISEASE...THE ELDERLY AND
CHILDREN SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED EXERTION; EVERYONE ELSE SHOULD
LIMIT PROLONGED EXERTION.

FAIRBANKS AIR QUALITY WILL BECOME UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS
ON THANKSGIVING DAY AND WILL EXCEED THE EPA HEALTH LIMIT FOR FINE
PARTICULATE POLLUTION. PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY OR HEART DISEASE...
THE ELDERLY AND CHILDREN SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED EXERTION.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT AIR QUALITY IN THE BOROUGH YOU
CAN ACCESS THE BOROUGH WEBSITE AT FNSB.US (ALL LOWER CASE)...THEN
SELECT THE AIR QUALITY LINK.

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