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  • Air Quality Alert for Northwest and North Central Pinal County County, Arizona
  • Air Quality Alert issued April 30 at 9:30AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, May 1, 2015 at 4:45 p.m.
  • ...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
    PHOENIX AREA FRIDAY...
    THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED
    AN 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 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 OR CALL 602-771-2367
    FOR RECORDED FORECAST INFORMATION.