871  
AEUS73 KLOT 140828  
AQALOT  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL  
328 AM CDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-150500-  
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WOODSTOCK, WAUKEGAN, AURORA, ELGIN, WHEATON,  
CHICAGO, OSWEGO, MORRIS, AND JOLIET  
328 AM CDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT
 
 
THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN  
AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO  
METROPOLITAN AREA AND IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT.  
 
AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY IS DECLARED WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
SUCH THAT WIDESPREAD OZONE AND OR PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO  
BE AT OR ABOVE THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY OF THE  
AIR QUALITY INDEX.  
 
ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS ESPECIALLY PEOPLE WITH PULMONARY OR  
RESPIRATORY DISEASE SUCH AS ASTHMA SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED OUTDOOR  
ACTIVITY.  
 
AREA RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO REDUCE POLLUTION LEVELS. AIR QUALITY  
FORECASTS AND TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN REDUCE YOUR EMISSIONS CAN BE FOUND  
AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.  
 
MEDIA CONTACT...217 558 1536.  
 

 
 
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