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AEUS74 KLCH 160308  
AQALCH  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1008 PM CDT TUE MAY 15 2018  
 
TXZ201-215-216-170000-  
HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUMBERTON, SILSBEE, BEAUMONT, SABINE PASS,  
SEA RIM STATE PARK, ORANGE, VIDOR, AND BRIDGE CITY  
1008 PM CDT TUE MAY 15 2018  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY
 
 
THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IS FORECASTING A CODE  
ORANGE OZONE ACTION DAY FOR JEFFERSON, ORANGE AND HARDIN COUNTIES,  
IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.  
 
THE AIR QUALITY INDEX INDICATES THAT 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. 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 T C E Q WEBSITE  
WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/GOTO/OZONEFACTS.  
 

 
 
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