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Effective:   2021-06-17 10:14:00 Local Time  
Expires:   2021-06-18 22:30:00 Local Time <-- EXPIRED! [Archived Message Only]
 
Event:   AIR QUALITY ALERT
 
Alert:   AIR QUALITY ALERT ISSUED JUNE 17 AT 10:14AM MDT

THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUEDAN OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER PHOENIX AREA FOR FRIDAY. THIS MEANS THAT FORECAST WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH EXISTING OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN LOCAL MAXIMUM 8-HOUR OZONE CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES. OZONE IS AN AIR CONTAMINANT WHICH CAN CAUSE BREATHING DIFFICULTIES FOR CHILDREN, OLDER ADULTS, AS WELL AS PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS. A DECREASE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED. IF IT IS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED WORK DAY, YOU ARE URGED TO CAR POOL, TELECOMMUTE OR USE MASS TRANSIT. THE USE OF GASOLINE-POWERED EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE REDUCED OR DONE LATE IN THE DAY. FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY, VISIT THE ADEQ INTERNET SITE AT WWW.AZDEQ.GOV FORECASTING OR CALL 602- 771-2300.
 
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Targt Area:   MARICOPA, AZ

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Issued by:   NWS Phoenix AZ [IWA]

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