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AKZ222-040100-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
613 PM AKDT THU JUL 2 2015

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

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

FAIRBANKS AIR QUALITY IS CURRENTLY CLASSIFIED AS UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS AND EXCEEDS THE EPA HEALTH LIMIT FOR FINE
PARTICULATE POLLUTION. PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY OR HEART DISEASE...
THE ELDERLY AND CHILDREN SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED EXERTION.

NORTH POLE AIR QUALITY IS CURRENTLY CLASSIFIED AS UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS AND EXCEEDS THE EPA HEALTH LIMIT FOR FINE
PARTICULATE POLLUTION. PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY OR HEART DISEASE...
THE ELDERLY AND CHILDREN SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED EXERTION.

FOREST FIRE SMOKE HAS RETURNED TO THE FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
BOROUGH. THE SMOKE AND LOCAL AIR QUALITY WILL BE
VARIABLE...RANGING FROM UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS TO
UNHEALTHY THROUGH FRIDAY.

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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