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WOCN21 CWUL 091452  
SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT  
FOR QUEBEC  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 10:52 A.M. EDT TUESDAY 9 JULY 2019.  
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SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT FOR:  
=NEW= ABITIBI  
=NEW= PARENT - GOUIN RESERVOIR  
=NEW= MATAGAMI  
=NEW= WASKAGANISH.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SMOKE PLUMES ARE MOVING OVER NORTHWESTERN QUEBEC  
FROM SEVERAL WILDFIRES IN NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO.  
AIR QUALITY CONDITIONS COULD DETERIORATE IF THE SMOKE SPREAD AT  
GROUND LEVEL.  
 
INDIVIDUALS MAY EXPERIENCE SYMPTOMS SUCH AS INCREASED COUGHING,  
THROAT IRRITATION, HEADACHES OR SHORTNESS OF BREATH. CHILDREN,  
SENIORS, AND THOSE WITH CARDIOVASCULAR OR LUNG DISEASE, SUCH AS  
ASTHMA, ARE ESPECIALLY AT RISK.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA.  
 
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