737  
AEUS72 KGSP 161425  
AQAGSP  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
1025 AM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
 
SCZ001>014-019-170000-  
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-  
GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-  
CHEROKEE-YORK-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-UNION-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN REST, WALHALLA, WESTMINSTER,  
PUMPKINTOWN, TIGERVILLE, GOWENSVILLE, CAESARS HEAD, CLEVELAND,  
MARIETTA, SENECA, OAKWAY, EASLEY, DACUSVILLE, CLEMSON, GREENVILLE,  
TAYLORS, GREER, MAULDIN, FORK SHOALS, SIMPSONVILLE, BEREA,  
SPARTANBURG, GAFFNEY, CATAWBA, ROCK HILL, ANDERSON, ABBEVILLE,  
CALHOUN FALLS, LAURENS, CLINTON, UNION, MONARCH MILLS, BLACKSTOCK,  
CHESTER, CORNWELL, GREAT FALLS, WARE SHOALS, AND NINETY SIX  
1025 AM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IN  
COLUMBIA SC HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE GROUND LEVEL OZONE ACTION DAY  
FOR THE UPSTATE AND CATAWBA REGIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, UNTIL 8 PM  
EDT THIS EVENING.  
 
AN OZONE ACTION DAY MEANS THAT ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY  
PRODUCE UNHEALTHY CONCENTRATIONS OF GROUND LEVEL OZONE AIR  
POLLUTION. A CODE ORANGE FORECAST INDICATES THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE  
CONCENTRATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS,  
WHICH INCLUDES PEOPLE WITH LUNG DISEASE, OLDER ADULTS AND CHILDREN.  
SENSITIVE GROUPS SHOULD REDUCE PROLONGED OR HEAVY OUTDOOR EXERTION,  
TAKE MORE BREAKS, AND DO LESS INTENSE ACTIVITIES, ESPECIALLY DURING  
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE  
POLLUTION BY CARPOOLING, WALKING OR RIDING YOUR BICYCLE, TAKING YOUR  
LUNCH TO WORK, REDUCING IDLING, CONSERVING ENERGY, AND KEEPING YOUR  
VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT THE  
SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL WEB  
SITE AT HTTP://WWW.SCDHEC.GOV/OZONE OR THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  
AGENCY AIRNOW WEBSITE AT HTTPS://WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.  
 

 
 
NCZ036-057-069>072-082-170000-  
IREDELL-ROWAN-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATESVILLE, MOORESVILLE, SALISBURY,  
LINCOLNTON, CROUSE, GASTONIA, CHARLOTTE, HUNTERSVILLE, MATTHEWS,  
CONCORD, KANNAPOLIS, MONROE, TRINITY, INDIAN TRAIL, AND WEDDINGTON  
1025 AM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN RALEIGH NC  
HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL  
OZONE FOR THE CHARLOTTE AREA, UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.  
 
AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE  
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY  
STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT THE NORTH  
CAROLINA DIVISION OF AIR QUALITY WEB SITE AT  
HTTPS://XAPPS.NCDENR.ORG/AQ/FORECASTCENTERENVISTA.  
 

 
 
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