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  • Air Quality Alert for Northwest and North Central Pinal County County, Arizona
  • Air Quality Alert issued December 31 at 10:05AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 10:05 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 9 p.m.
  • ...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
    PHOENIX AREA THURSDAY...
    THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED
    AN AIRBORNE FINE PARTICLE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER
    PHOENIX AREA FOR THURSDAY.
    THIS MEANS THAT ONGOING STAGNANT WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH
    EXISTING AIRBORNE FINE PARTICLE LEVELS MAY RESULT IN LOCAL FINE
    PARTICLE CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH
    EFFECTS INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.
    FINE PARTICULATE MATTER - ALSO KNOWN AS PM-2.5 - IS AN AIR
    CONTAMINANT THAT CAN AGGRAVATE HEART AND LUNG DISEASE CONDITIONS...
    ESPECIALLY IN OLDER ADULTS...CHILDREN...AND THOSE WITH ASTHMA. A
    DECREASE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.
    THIS IS A NO BURN DAY. FIREPLACE USE AND OUTDOOR BURNING IS
    PROHIBITED. CONSOLIDATE YOUR TRAVEL AND AVOID USING GAS-POWERED LAWN
    EQUIPMENT.
    FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY...
    VISIT THE ADEQ INTERNET SITE AT WWW.AZDEQ.GOV OR CALL 602-771-2367
    FOR RECORDED FORECAST INFORMATION.