201  
AEUS73 KLMK 170407  
AQALMK  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY  
1207 AM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
INZ091-092-KYZ029>031-180400-  
FLOYD-CLARK-BULLITT-JEFFERSON-OLDHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW ALBANY, JEFFERSONVILLE, SHEPHERDSVILLE,  
LOUISVILLE, AND LA GRANGE  
1207 AM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT TODAY
 
 
THE LOUISVILLE METRO AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT AND THE INDIANA  
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT HAVE ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY  
ALERT.  
 
A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR OZONE HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE  
LOUISVILLE METRO AREA.  
 
ORANGE: MEMBERS OF SENSITIVE GROUPS MAY EXPERIENCE HEALTH EFFECTS.  
THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED. SENSITIVE GROUPS  
INCLUDE THE ELDERLY...CHILDREN...PERSONS WITH ASTHMA OR OTHER  
BREATHING PROBLEMS...AND PERSONS WITH LUNG AND HEART DISEASE. PEOPLE  
IN THESE GROUPS ARE ADVISED TO LIMIT THEIR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TO  
REDUCE THEIR EXPOSURE TO OZONE AND PARTICULATE POLLUTION.  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT THE LOUISVILLE METRO AIR POLLUTION  
CONTROL DISTRICT AT HTTP://WWW.LOUISVILLEKY.GOV/APCD OR THE INDIANA  
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AT HTTP://WWW.IN.GOV/IDEM.  
 

 
 
INZ077>079-090-180400-  
WASHINGTON-SCOTT-JEFFERSON-HARRISON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SALEM, SCOTTSBURG, MADISON, AND CORYDON  
1207 AM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT TODAY
 
 
THE OFFICIALS AT THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT  
HAVE CALLED FOR AN OZONE ACTION DAY TODAY FOR THE FOLLOWING  
COUNTIES...  
 
HARRISON  
WASHINGTON  
SCOTT  
JEFFERSON  
 
HERE ARE SOME RECOMMENDED ACTIONS THAT THE PUBLIC CAN TAKE TO REDUCE  
OZONE FORMING EMISSIONS:  
 
* WALK, BIKE, CARPOOL OR USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.  
* AVOID USING THE DRIVE-THROUGH AND COMBINE ERRANDS INTO ONE TRIP.  
* AVOID REFUELING YOUR VEHICLE OR USING GASOLINE-POWERED LAWN  
EQUIPMENT UNTIL AFTER 7 PM.  
* TURN OFF YOUR ENGINE WHEN IDLING FOR MORE THAN 30 SECONDS.  
* CONSERVE ENERGY BY TURNING OFF LIGHTS OR SETTING THE AIR  
CONDITIONER TO 75 DEGREES OR ABOVE.  
 

 
 
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