Back

Weather Alert Detail

  • Air Quality Alert for Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista, Benson County, Arizona
  • Air Quality Alert issued April 19 at 9:08AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 9:08 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 4:15 p.m.
  • ...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
    PHOENIX AREA AND PINAL COUNTY WEDNESDAY...
    THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED
    AN OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER PHOENIX AREA FOR
    WEDNESDAY. THE PINAL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AIR QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN
    OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR PINAL COUNTY INCLUDING APACHE
    JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...COOLIDGE...AND FLORENCE FOR WEDNESDAY.
    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.
    FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR PINAL COUNTY...VISIT
    THE PINAL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AIR QUALITY INTERNET SITE AT
    PINALCOUNTYAZ.GOV