131  
WOCN21 CWUL 101938  
SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT  
FOR QUEBEC  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 3:38 P.M. EDT WEDNESDAY 10 JULY 2019.  
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SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT FOR:  
PARENT - GOUIN RESERVOIR  
MATAGAMI  
WASKAGANISH.  
 
SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT ENDED FOR:  
ABITIBI.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SMOKE PLUMES FROM SEVERAL FIRES 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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