654  
AEUS71 KALY 180011  
AQAALY  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY  
811 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
NYZ063>066-180300-  
WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLENVILLE, WOODSTOCK, WEST HURLEY,  
WEST SHOKAN, KERHONKSON, NAPANOCH, SUNDOWN, KINGSTON, NEW PALTZ,  
POUGHKEEPSIE, BEACON, ARLINGTON, PAWLING, WINGDALE, DOVER PLAINS,  
MILLBROOK, STANFORDVILLE, PINE PLAINS, AND AMENIA  
811 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT SUNDAY
 
 
THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION HAS  
ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...  
 
DUTCHESS...ULSTER.  
 
AIR QUALITY LEVELS IN OUTDOOR AIR ARE PREDICTED TO BE GREATER THAN AN  
AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 100 FOR OZONE. THE AIR QUALITY INDEX...OR  
AQI...WAS CREATED AS AN EASY WAY TO CORRELATE LEVELS OF DIFFERENT  
POLLUTANTS TO ONE SCALE. THE HIGHER THE AQI VALUE, THE GREATER THE  
HEALTH CONCERN.  
 
WHEN POLLUTION LEVELS ARE ELEVATED...THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF  
HEALTH 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 AND THOSE WITH PRE EXISTING RESPIRATORY  
PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR HEART DISEASE. THOSE WITH SYMPTOMS SHOULD  
CONSIDER CONSULTING THEIR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN.  
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF  
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION WEBSITE AT, HTTPS://ON.NY.GOV/NYAQI, OR CALL  
THE AIR QUALITY HOTLINE AT 800-535-1345.  
 

 
 
CTZ013-180300-  
SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF OAKVILLE, GAYLORDSVILLE, NEW MILFORD,  
TERRYVILLE, AND THOMASTON  
811 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MONDAY UNTIL 10 PM  
MONDAY...  
 
THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  
HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...  
 
SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD.  
 
AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY  
APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS (USG).  
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT  
OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI  
 

 
 
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