499  
AEUS74 KMEG 260904  
AQAMEG  
ARZ036-MSZ001-TNZ088-262100-  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE  
SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
400 AM CDT WED JUL 26 2017  
   
..CODE ORANGE OZONE FORECAST FOR TODAY
 
 
THE SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE OZONE  
FORECAST EFFECTIVE FOR SHELBY COUNTY TENNESSEE, CRITTENDEN COUNTY  
ARKANSAS, AND DESOTO COUNTY MISSISSIPPI, INCLUDING THE CITY OF  
MEMPHIS FOR TODAY. THIS OZONE FORECAST IS DUE TO FORECASTED OZONE  
VALUES THAT WILL BE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS. THESE VALUES  
WILL EXCEED THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY'S FEDERAL SAFE  
HEALTH STANDARD. THE SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS THAT  
SENSITIVE GROUPS WHICH INCLUDE ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS, AND  
PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY DISEASE, SUCH AS ASTHMA, LIMIT PROLONGED  
OUTDOOR EXERTION. PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK THE LATEST AIR QUALITY  
FORECASTS AND UPDATES UNTIL MONITORED VALUES RETURN TO SAFE LEVELS.  
FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO WWW.MIDSOUTHCLEANAIR.ORG.  
 

 
 
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