Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Air Quality Alert Message
Relayed by National Weather Service Riverton WY
1212 PM MDT Fri Jul 23 2021

WYZ001>004-012>018-023>030-241900-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of Lake, Mammoth, Old Faithful, Clark, Cody,
Meeteetse, Basin, Greybull, Lovell, Powell, Shell, Jackson, Dubois,
Riverton, Shoshoni, Lander, Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch,
Thayne, Pinedale, La Barge, Big Piney, Farson, Kemmerer, Cokeville,
Rock Springs, Green River, and Wamsutter
1212 PM MDT Fri Jul 23 2021

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MDT SATURDAY...

The following message is transmitted on behalf of the Wyoming
Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, and the
Wyoming Department of Health.

* WHAT...Air Quality Alert for Wildfire Smoke.

* WHERE...Western and Southern Wyoming, including the central basins.

* WHEN...1 PM Today through 1 PM Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Wildfire smoke will impact portions of northwest Wyoming
  during the next 24 hours, with poor air quality and decreased
  visibility.

HEALTH INFORMATION...The Wyoming Department of Health recommends
that the elderly, young children, and individuals with respiratory
problems avoid excessive physical exertion and minimize outdoor
activities during this time. Wildfire smoke is made up of a variety
of pollutants, including particulate matter and ozone, which can
cause respiratory health effects. Although these people are most
susceptible to health impacts, the Department of Health also advises
that everyone should avoid prolonged exposure to poor air quality
conditions.

CURRENT CONDITIONS...The Wyoming Department of Environmental
Quality, Air Quality Division offers near real-time air quality data
for Wyoming`s monitoring stations and health effects information to
help the public interpret current conditions. Current air quality
conditions across the state of Wyoming can be found at
http://www.wyvisnet.com/.

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