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AEUS75 KCYS 301801  
AQACYS  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY  
1201 PM MDT WED SEP 30 2020  
 
WYZ110-113>118-011800-  
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-  
SNOWY RANGE-LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-  
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ARLINGTON, ELK MOUNTAIN, SARATOGA,  
ENCAMPMENT, CENTENNIAL, ALBANY, BOSLER, LARAMIE, BUFORD,  
PUMPKIN VINE, VEDAUWOO, WHITAKER, FEDERAL, HORSE CREEK, AND CHEYENNE  
1201 PM MDT WED SEP 30 2020  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT THURSDAY
 
 
THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED IN COLLABORATION WITH THE  
WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, AIR QUALITY DIVISION  
AND THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.  
 
WHAT...AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR WILDFIRE SMOKE.  
 
WHERE...SOUTHEASTERN CARBON COUNTY, SOUTHERN HALF OF ALBANY COUNTY,  
AND MOST OF LARAMIE COUNTY.  
 
WHEN...NOW THROUGH NOON THURSDAY  
 
IMPACTS...HEAVY SMOKE FROM THE MULLEN FIRE WEST OF LARAMIE MAY CAUSE  
HEALTH EFFECTS TO SENSITIVE GROUPS.  
 
HEALTH INFORMATION...THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RECOMMENDS THE  
ELDERLY, YOUNG CHILDREN, AND INDIVIDUALS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS  
AVOID EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL EXERTION AND MINIMIZE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES  
DURING THIS TIME. WILDFIRE SMOKE IS MADE UP OF A VARIETY OF  
POLLUTANTS, INCLUDING PARTICULATE MATTER AND OZONE, WHICH CAN CAUSE  
RESPIRATORY HEALTH EFFECT. ALTHOUGH THESE PEOPLE ARE MOST  
SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEALTH IMPACTS, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ALSO ADVISES  
THAT EVERYONE SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO POOR AIR QUALITY  
CONDITIONS.  
 
CURRENT CONDITIONS...THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL  
QUALITY, AIR QUALITY DIVISION OFFERS NEAR REAL-TIME AIR QUALITY DATA  
FOR WYOMING'S MONITORING STATIONS AND HEALTH EFFECTS INFORMATION TO  
HELP THE PUBLIC INTERPRET CURRENT CONDITIONS. CURRENT AIR QUALITY  
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE STATE OF WYOMING CAN BE FOUND AT  
HTTP://WWW.WYVISNET.COM/  
 

 
 
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