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Air Quality Alert

ILZ005-006-012-013-020-021-103>108-260500-
McHenry-Lake IL-Kane-DuPage-Kendall-Grundy-Northern Cook-
Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-Southern Will-Eastern Will-
Including the cities of Crystal Lake, Algonquin, McHenry, Woodstock,
Waukegan, Buffalo Grove, Mundelein, Gurnee, Aurora, Elgin,
Naperville, Wheaton, Downers Grove, Lombard, Carol Stream, Oswego,
Yorkville, Plano, Morris, Coal City, Minooka, Evanston, Des Plaines,
Schaumburg, Palatine, Northbrook, Chicago, Cicero, Oak Lawn,
Oak Park, La Grange, Calumet City, Oak Forest, Lemont, Orland Park,
Park Forest, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Plainfield, Mokena, Channahon,
Manhattan, Wilmington, Crete, Peotone, and Beecher
108 PM CDT Sun Jul 25 2021

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CDT
MONDAY NIGHT...

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has determined that an
Air Pollution Action Day will be declared for Monday, July 26th for
the greater Chicago Metropolitan Area and is in effect from midnight
tonight to midnight CDT Monday 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.

Monday will be the 3rd Chicago area Air Pollution Action Day in 2021.

Media Contact...217 558 1536.

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