Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Air Quality Alert
Relayed by National Weather Service Chicago IL
1152 AM CDT Sat Jun 16 2018

INZ001-002-181700-
Lake IN-Porter-
Including the cities of Gary and Valparaiso
1152 AM CDT Sat Jun 16 2018

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT TODAY AND SUNDAY...

An Air Quality Action Day has been forecast for Northwest Indiana
for elevated ozone levels and is in effect until midnight CDT Sunday
night.

Ozone Levels are expected to be at unhealthy levels for sensitive
groups. For additional information...please visit the IDEM SMOG
Watch Web site at www.SmogWatch.IN.gov or the EPA AIRNOW web site at
www.airnow.gov and click on Indiana.

$$

ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-181700-
McHenry-Lake IL-Kane-DuPage-Cook-Kendall-Grundy-Will-
Including the cities of Woodstock, Waukegan, Aurora, Elgin, Wheaton,
Chicago, Oswego, Morris, and Joliet
1152 AM CDT Sat Jun 16 2018

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT SUNDAY...

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
Metropolitan Area and is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight
CDT Sunday night.

An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.

Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.

Area residents are urged to reduce pollution levels. Air quality
forecasts and tips on how you can reduce your emissions can be found
at www.airnow.gov.

media contact...217 558 1536.

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