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Air Quality Alert, Special Statement

Statement as of 10:03 AM EDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 11:15 PM EDT on May 27, 2016


... Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...

Dutchess and Ulster.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ozone. The air
quality index was created as an easy way to correlate levels of
different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the
greater the health concern.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People
who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of
pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory
problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should
consider consulting their personal physician.



1003 am EDT Fri may 27 2016

... Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...

Dutchess and Ulster.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ozone. The air
quality index was created as an easy way to correlate levels of
different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the
greater the health concern.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People
who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of
pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory
problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should
consider consulting their personal physician.



738 am EDT Fri may 27 2016

... Early season heat expected to continue through Saturday across
lower elevations of east central New York and adjacent western
New England...

A hot and increasingly humid air mass will be in place across east
central New York and adjacent western New England today and
Saturday. Heat indices are expected to reach the lower to mid 90s.

Although heat indices are expected to remain below 100 degrees... this
sudden change to hot and humid weather is particularly hazardous... as
our bodies have not had much time to acclimate to the heat.

Be extra cautious if remaining outdoors this weekend during the
daytime... especially if engaging in strenuous physical activity or
participating in outdoor sports. Make sure to remain well
hydrated... and take breaks. Try to limit sun exposure. Know the
signs of heat related illness.

Never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle... even with the
windows down. Always make sure all children have left the car when
you reach your destination. Remember... beat the heat... look before
you lock and check the back seat!


1110 PM EDT Thu may 26 2016

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Friday...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...

Dutchess and Ulster.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ozone. The air
quality index was created as an easy way to correlate levels of
different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the
greater the health concern.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People
who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of
pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory
problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should
consider consulting their personal physician.

A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York
residents can stay informed on the air quality situation.
The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.


1110 PM EDT Thu may 26 2016

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Friday...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...

Dutchess and Ulster.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ozone. The air
quality index was created as an easy way to correlate levels of
different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the
greater the health concern.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People
who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of
pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory
problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should
consider consulting their personal physician.

A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York
residents can stay informed on the air quality situation.
The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.



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