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Air Quality Alert

WYZ106>108-110-114>119-221800-
Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-East Platte County-
Goshen County-North Snowy Range Foothills-Snowy Range-Laramie Valley-
South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
Including the cities of Bordeaux, Wheatland, Guernsey, Torrington,
Arlington, Elk Mountain, Centennial, Albany, Bosler, Laramie,
Buford, Pumpkin Vine, Vedauwoo, Whitaker, Federal, Horse Creek,
Cheyenne, and Pine Bluffs
1148 AM MDT Mon Sep 21 2020

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TUESDAY...

The following message is transmitted in collaboration with the
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division
and the Wyoming Department of Health.

WHAT...Air Quality Alert for Wildfire Smoke.

WHERE...Laramie...Platte...Goshen County and portions of Albany and
Carbon County in Southeast Wyoming

WHEN...Now through 12 PM MDT Tuesday.

IMPACTS...Heavy smoke from Mullen, Cameron Peak, and Middle Fork
wildfires will produce unhealthy levels of smoke for those sensitive
to reduced levels of air quality.

HEALTH INFORMATION...The Wyoming Department of Health recommends 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 effect. 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/

$$

BW/WM



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