Air Quality Alert for Monday

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1041 AM CDT SUN JUL 31 2011

…AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT…

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR MONDAY AUGUST 1ST FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA INCLUDING THE COUNTIES OF…

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AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY IS DECLARED WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE SUCH THAT WIDESPREAD OZONE AND OR PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AT OR ABOVE THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY OF THE AIR QUALITY INDEX.

ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS AND ESPECIALLY PEOPLE WITH PULMONARY OR RESPIRATORY DISEASE SUCH AS ASTHMA SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

PARTICIPANTS IN THE…PARTNERS FOR CLEAN AIR PROGRAM…ARE REQUESTED TO INITIATE THEIR ACTIVITIES. AREA RESIDENTS ARE ALSO URGED TO REDUCE POLLUTION LEVELS. AQI FORECASTS AND TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN REDUCE YOUR EMISSIONS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.CLEANTHEAIR.ORG

INFORMATION AND AQI LEVELS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.EPA.STATE.IL.US
AND AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV

See also …
NWS: Air Quality Forecast Guidance for Arlington Heights, IL …
Illinois EPA Air Quality Index values by region …

AIRNOW.GOV

Weather Forecast as of Sunday 3:25 p.m. Sunday …
This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. West wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.


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