676  
WOCN21 CWUL 101522  
SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT  
FOR QUEBEC  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 11:22 A.M. EDT WEDNESDAY 10 JULY 2019.  
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SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT FOR:  
ABITIBI  
PARENT - GOUIN RESERVOIR  
MATAGAMI  
WASKAGANISH.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SMOKE PLUMES FROM SEVERAL WILFIRES IN NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO ARE  
MOVING OVER WESTERN AND SOUTHERN QUEBEC. THE AIR QUALITY 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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