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WOCN21 CWUL 092232  
SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT  
FOR QUEBEC  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 6:32 P.M. EDT TUESDAY 9 JULY 2019.  
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SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT FOR:  
LAURENTIANS  
MONT-TREMBLANT PARK - SAINT-MICHEL-DES-SAINTS  
MONT-LAURIER  
ABITIBI  
PARENT - GOUIN RESERVOIR  
MATAGAMI  
WASKAGANISH  
LA TUQUE.  
 
SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT ENDED FOR:  
MAURICIE.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SMOKE PLUMES ARE MOVING OVER WESTERN AND SOUTHERN QUEBEC BECAUSE OF  
SEVERAL FIRES OVER 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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