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INZ091-092-KYZ029>031-010400-
FLOYD-CLARK-BULLITT-JEFFERSON-OLDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ALBANY...JEFFERSONVILLE...
SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE
423 AM EDT THU JUN 30 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT
EDT TONIGHT...

THE LOUISVILLE METRO AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT AND THE INDIANA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT HAVE ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY
ALERT...IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR OZONE HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE
LOUISVILLE METRO AREA.

MEMBERS OF SENSITIVE GROUPS MAY EXPERIENCE HEALTH EFFECTS. THE
GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED. SENSITIVE GROUPS
INCLUDE THE ELDERLY...CHILDREN...PERSONS WITH ASTHMA OR OTHER
BREATHING PROBLEMS...AND PERSONS WITH LUNG AND HEART DISEASE.
PEOPLE IN THESE GROUPS ARE ADVISED TO LIMIT THEIR OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES TO REDUCE THEIR EXPOSURE TO OZONE AND PARTICULATE
POLLUTION.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE LOUISVILLE METRO AIR POLLUTION
CONTROL DISTRICT AT HTTP://WWW.LOUISVILLEKY.GOV/APCD OR THE INDIANA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AT HTTP://WWW.IN.GOV/IDEM.

$$

ZT

TXZ201-215-216-302100-
HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...
SABINE PASS...SEA RIM STATE PARK...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY
134 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 6 PM CDT THURSDAY...

THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IS FORECASTING A CODE
ORANGE OZONE ACTION DAY FOR JEFFERSON...ORANGE...AND HARDIN
COUNTIES...IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 6 PM CDT THURSDAY.

THE AIR QUALITY INDEX INDICATES THAT OZONE WILL BE AT THE ORANGE
LEVEL...WHICH MEANS MEMBERS OF SENSITIVE GROUPS MAY EXPERIENCE
HEALTH EFFECTS. THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED.
INCREASING OZONE LEVELS MAY CAUSE UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY DURING
AFTERNOON HOURS. ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE
WITH RESPIRATORY DISEASES SUCH AS ASTHMA...SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED
OUTDOOR EXERTION.

PLEASE TAKE WHATEVER VOLUNTARY STEPS YOU CAN TO REDUCE EMISSIONS
THAT CONTRIBUTE TO OZONE FORMATION. DRIVE LESS AND MAKE SURE YOUR
AUTOMOBILE IS IN GOOD WORKING CONDITION. MAKE SURE YOUR GAS CAP IS
TIGHT. WAIT UNTIL AFTER 6 PM TO REFUEL YOUR VEHICLE AND USE GAS
POWERED LAWN EQUIPMENT.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CURRENT AIR QUALITY AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO
HELP PREVENT OZONE FORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT THE T C E Q WEBSITE
WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/GOTO/OZONEFACTS.

$$

TXZ213-237-238-010000-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
130 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

...OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THURSDAY...

THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ)...HAS ISSUED AN
OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON...AND BRAZORIA AREAS FOR
THURSDAY...JUNE 30 2016.

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING
HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE POLLUTION IN THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON AND
SURROUNDING AREAS ON THURSDAY. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE
POLLUTION BY SHARING A RIDE...WALKING...RIDING A BICYCLE...TAKING
YOUR LUNCH TO WORK...AVOIDING DRIVE THROUGH LANES...CONSERVING
ENERGY AND KEEPING YOUR VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE:

OZONE: THE FACTS (WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/AIRQUALITY/MONOPS/OZONEFACTS.HTML)

EPA AIR NOW:
(WWW.AIRNOW.GOV/INDEX.CFM?ACTION=AIRNOW.LOCAL_CITY&CITYID=236)

TAKE CARE OF TEXAS: (WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG/AIR/AIRQUALITY)

$$

TXZ102>105-117>121-131-133>135-302130-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
129 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

...OZONE ACTION DAY...

THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ) HAS ISSUED
AN OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH AREA FOR THURSDAY,
JUNE 30, 2016.

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING
HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE AIR POLLUTION IN THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH AREA
ON THURSDAY. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE POLLUTION BY SHARING A
RIDE, WALKING, RIDING A BICYCLE, TAKING YOUR LUNCH TO WORK,
AVOIDING DRIVE-THROUGH LANES, CONSERVING ENERGY, AND KEEPING YOUR
VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE:

OZONE: THE FACTS (WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/GOTO/OZONEFACTS)

AIR NORTH TEXAS: (WWW.AIRNORTHTEXAS.ORG)

EPA AIR NOW
(WWW.AIRNOW.GOV/INDEX.CFM?ACTION.LOCAL_STATE&STATEID=45&TAB=0)

TAKE CARE OF TEXAS (WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG)

NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AIR QUALITY
(WWW.NCTCOG.ORG/TRANS/AIR/INDEX.ASP)

$$

GAZ020>023-031>035-042>048-053>057-302215-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
GEORGIA DEPT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
212 PM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

...CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR ATLANTA FOR
THURSDAY JUNE 30...

THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES...ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION DIVISION HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE (UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS) AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR ATLANTA FOR
THURSDAY JUNE 30.

UNDER CODE ORANGE CONDITIONS...THE OUTDOOR AIR IS LIKELY TO BE
UNHEALTHY FOR SOME PEOPLE. CHILDREN...PEOPLE WHO ARE SENSITIVE TO
OZONE...AND PEOPLE WITH HEART OR LUNG DISEASE SHOULD LIMIT
PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXERTION DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY
EVENING WHEN OZONE CONCENTRATIONS ARE HIGHEST.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE AIR QUALITY INDEX PLEASE VISIT
HTTP://AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
137 PM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

INZ071-302300-
JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SEYMOUR
137 PM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

...AN OZONE ACTION DAY HAS BEEN DECLARED...

THE OFFICIALS AT THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
MANAGEMENT HAVE CALLED FOR AN OZONE ACTION DAY ON THURSDAY...JUNE
30TH FOR THE FOLLOWING INDIANA COUNTIES...

JACKSON.

AN OZONE ACTION DAY MEANS THAT A COMBINATION OF THE HIGH
TEMPERATURES...LIGHT WINDS...AND OTHER FACTORS...ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE CONDITIONS WHERE HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE EMISSIONS MAY EXCEED
FEDERALLY MANDATED STANDARDS.

HERE ARE SOME RECOMMENDED ACTIONS THAT THE PUBLIC CAN TAKE TO REDUCE
OZONE FORMING EMISSIONS.

RIDE THE BUS INSTEAD OF TAKING YOUR CAR.
CAR-POOL WITH A FRIEND OR CO-WORKER.
REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT IN DRIVE THRU LANES.
POSTPONE FILLING OR TOPPING OFF YOUR GAS TANK UNTIL AFTER DARK.
PUT OFF MOWING YOUR LAWN UNTIL AFTER 600 PM.

$$

AIR QUALITY ALERT
AZC013-010400-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1000 AM MST WED JUN 29 2016

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA THROUGH THURSDAY...

THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS
EXTENDED AN OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER PHOENIX
AREA THROUGH THURSDAY.

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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