617  
AEUS71 KGYX 111825  
AQAGYX  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
225 PM EDT SUN JUN 11 2017  
 
MEZ023>028-NHZ014-130300-  
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-  
COASTAL WALDO-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BIDDEFORD, SACO, OLD ORCHARD BEACH,  
KITTERY, PORTLAND, CAPE ELIZABETH, SOUTH PORTLAND, WESTBROOK,  
YARMOUTH, BRUNSWICK, ARROWSIC, BATH, PHIPPSBURG, BOWDOINHAM,  
TOPSHAM, BOWDOIN, WHITEFIELD, DRESDEN, ALNA, BREMEN, BRISTOL,  
DAMARISCOTTA, NEWCASTLE, BOOTHBAY HARBOR, WISCASSET, WALDOBORO,  
OWLS HEAD, ROCKLAND, APPLETON, CAMDEN, HOPE, ROCKPORT, THOMASTON,  
BELFAST, NORTHPORT, SEARSMONT, LINCOLNVILLE, GREENLAND,  
PORTSMOUTH, RYE, HAMPTON, HAMPTON FALLS, NORTH HAMPTON,  
AND SEABROOK  
225 PM EDT SUN JUN 11 2017  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MONDAY NIGHT
 
 
THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED AN  
AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...  
 
COASTAL YORK...COASTAL CUMBERLAND...SAGADAHOC...LINCOLN...  
KNOX...AND COASTAL WALDO.  
 
THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S BUREAU OF AIR  
QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ALERT UNTIL 11 PM MONDAY NIGHT  
FOR THE ENTIRE COASTLINE OF MAINE.  
 
THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RECOMMENDS THAT  
INDIVIDUALS CONSIDER LIMITING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY  
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS. PEOPLE WHO MAY BE  
ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE TO THE EFFECTS OF ELEVATED LEVELS OF  
POLLUTANTS INCLUDE THE VERY YOUNG, THE ELDERLY AND THOSE WITH PRE-  
EXISTING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA AND OR HEART DISEASE.  
THOSE WITH SYMPTOMS SHOULD CONSIDER CONSULTING THEIR PERSONAL  
PHYSICIAN.  
 
A TOLL FREE AIR QUALITY HOTLINE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED SO MAINE  
RESIDENTS CAN STAY INFORMED ON THE AIR QUALITY SITUATION. THE  
TOLL FREE NUMBER IS: 1-800-223-1196.  
 
ADDITIONALLY THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  
HAS THE AIR QUALITY FORECAST AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT  
WWW.MAINE.GOV/DEP  
MAINE DOT G O V SLASH D E P  
 
CLICK TODAY'S AIR QUALITY FORECAST.  
 

 
 
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