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CAZ061-065-210659-
Coachella Valley-
Including the cities of Indio, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Palm Desert Country, La Quinta, and Coachella
San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Including the cities of Banning and Desert Hot Springs

200 PM PDT Sun May 19 2024

...AIR QUALITY ALERT DUE TO ELEVATED PARTICLE POLLUTION LEVELS FROM WINDBLOWN DUST...

The South Coast AQMD has issued an air quality alert due to increased particle pollution from blowing dust. The air quality alert is in effect tomorrow.

In areas directly impacted by high levels of windblown dust, limit your exposure by remaining indoors with windows and doors closed and avoiding vigorous physical activity. Run your air conditioner or an air purifier. If temperatures allow, avoid using whole house fans or swamp coolers that bring in outside air.

Exposure to high particle pollution levels can cause serious health problems, including asthma attacks, heart and lung disease symptoms, and increased risk of respiratory infections. People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctor`s advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality. Children, older adults, and people with respiratory or heart disease should avoid prolonged exposure and strenuous activities when particle pollution levels are high.

To help minimize outdoor particle pollution levels:
 Carpool, telecommute, reduce trips, or take public transportation
 Slow down if driving on dirt roads
 Stabilize loose soils

Levels of particle pollution can vary hour by hour and by location depending on wind conditions.

To view current and forecasted air quality levels, visit the South Coast Air Quality Management District website at aqmd.gov or download the mobile app at www.aqmd.gov/mobileapp. Additional details for this air quality alert may be available at www.aqmd.gov/advisory.

CAZ568-210700-
Chiriaco Summit-
Including the city of Chiriaco Summit
210 PM PDT Sun May 19 2024

...AIR QUALITY ALERT DUE TO ELEVATED PARTICLE POLLUTION LEVELS FROM
WINDBLOWN DUST...

The South Coast AQMD has issued an air quality alert due to
increased particle pollution from blowing dust. The air quality
alert is in effect tomorrow.

In areas directly impacted by high levels of windblown dust, limit
your exposure by remaining indoors with windows and doors closed and
avoiding vigorous physical activity. Run your air conditioner or an
air purifier. If temperatures allow, avoid using whole house fans or
swamp coolers that bring in outside air.

Exposure to high particle pollution levels can cause serious health
problems, including asthma attacks, heart and lung disease symptoms,
and increased risk of respiratory infections. People with heart or
lung diseases should follow their doctor`s advice for dealing with
episodes of unhealthy air quality. Children, older adults, and
people with respiratory or heart disease should avoid prolonged
exposure and strenuous activities when particle pollution levels are
high.

To help minimize outdoor particle pollution levels:
* Carpool, telecommute, reduce trips, or take public transportation
* Slow down if driving on dirt roads
* Stabilize loose soils

Levels of particle pollution can vary hour by hour and by location
depending on wind conditions.

To view current and forecasted air quality levels, visit the South
Coast Air Quality Management District website at aqmd.gov or
download the mobile app at www.aqmd.gov/mobileapp. Additional
details for this air quality alert may be available at
www.aqmd.gov/advisory.

$$

CAZ562-566-567-210700-
Imperial County Southwest-Imperial County West-Imperial Valley-
Including the cities of Mountain Spring, Coolidge Springs,
Salton City, Winona, Coyote Wells, Ocotillo, Plaster City,
El Centro, Calexico, Alamorio, and Brawley
210 PM PDT Sun May 19 2024


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LAZ034-046>048-083>086-202030-
Pointe Coupee-Iberville-West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-
Northern Livingston-Southern Livingston-Western Ascension-
Eastern Ascension-
Including the cities of New Roads, Lettsworth, Livonia,
Bayou Sorrel, Plaquemine, White Castle, Port Allen, Addis, Brusly,
Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Walker, Livingston, Springfield,
Killian, Whitehall, French Settlement, Sorrento, Acy, Gonzales,
Prairieville, Geismar, and Donaldsonville
319 PM CDT Sun May 19 2024

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT CDT
MONDAY NIGHT...

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is forecasting an
Ozone Advisory Day for East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge,
Livingston, Ascension, Iberville, and Pointe Coupee Parishes, .

The Air Quality Index indicates that ozone will be at the Orange
level, which is unhealthy for sensitive groups. 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 D E Q website www.deq.louisiana.gov/enviroflash or by calling
8 6 6 8 9 6 5 3 3 7.

$$

TXZ213-237-238-313-337-338-437>439-192345-

Air Quality Alert Message
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Relayed By National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
238 PM CDT Sat May 18 2024

...Ozone Action Day...

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued an
Ozone Action Day for the Houston, Galveston, and Brazoria area for
Sunday, May 19, 2024.

Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing
high levels of ozone pollution in the Houston, Galveston, and
surrounding areas on Sunday. 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 AirNow: www.airnow.gov/?city=Houston&state=TX&country=USA
Take Care of Texas:
www.takecareoftexas.org/conservation-tips/keep-our-air-clean

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TXZ201-515-516-615-616-200000-
Hardin-Upper Jefferson-Northern Orange-Lower Jefferson-
Southern Orange-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Silsbee, Beaumont, China,
Mauriceville, Nederland, Port Arthur, Sea Rim State Park,
Sabine Pass, Orange, Bridge City, and Vidor
232 PM CDT Sat May 18 2024

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

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is forecasting a Code
Orange Air Quality Alert, from 7 AM to 7 PM CDT Sunday.

The Air Quality Index indicates that Ground Level 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.

More information about current air quality is available at the T C E
Q website www.tceq.texas.gov/airquality/monops.

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