552  
AEUS71 KOKX 182138  
AQAOKX  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE  
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
538 PM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
 
NYZ069>075-078>081-176>179-200300-  
ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-  
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-  
NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-  
SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-  
SOUTHERN NASSAU-  
538 PM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
   
..AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 11 PM FRIDAY
 
 
THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION HAS  
ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...  
 
SUFFOLK...NASSAU...RICHMOND...KINGS...QUEENS...NEW YORK...BRONX...WES  
CHESTER...ROCKLAND.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
NJZ006-103>108-200300-  
HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-  
WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-  
538 PM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
 
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY UNTIL 11 PM  
FRIDAY...  
 
THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  
HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...  
 
EASTERN BERGEN...EASTERN ESSEX...EASTERN UNION...HUDSON...WESTERN  
BERGEN...WESTERN ESSEX...WESTERN UNION.  
 
AN OZONE ACTION DAY HAS BEEN DECLARED! OZONE IS FORECAST TO REACH  
THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY ALONG THE I-95 CORRIDOR  
DUE TO HOT TEMPERATURES, SUNNY SKIES, AND LIGHT SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS.  
SENSITIVE INDIVIDUALS INCLUDING THE VERY YOUNG, THE ELDERLY, AND  
PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY DISEASES SUCH AS ASTHMA, SHOULD AVOID  
STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING  
HOURS.  
 

 
 
CTZ005>012-200300-  
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-  
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-  
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-  
538 PM EDT THU JUL 18 2019  
 
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY UNTIL 11 PM  
FRIDAY...  
 
THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL  
PROTECTION HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING  
COUNTIES...  
 
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD...NORTHERN MIDDLESEX...NORTHERN NEW HAVEN...  
NORTHERN NEW LONDON...SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD...SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX...  
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN...SOUTHERN NEW LONDON.  
 
AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY  
APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY  
ALERT MEANS THAT AIR POLLUTION CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY  
BECOME UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS. SENSITIVE GROUPS INCLUDE  
CHILDREN, PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM ASTHMA, HEART DISEASE OR OTHER LUNG  
DISEASES, AND THE ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY. THE EFFECTS OF AIR  
POLLUTION CAN BE MINIMIZED BY AVOIDING STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OR  
EXERCISE OUTDOORS.  
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE  
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE AT  
HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI  
 

 
 
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