NE Ohio Air Quality Advisory Sat. 6/26/10

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 06/26/2010 - 00:13.
06/26/2010 - 00:00
06/26/2010 - 23:59
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Air Quality Advisory Issued for Northeast Ohio

Saturday, June 26, 2010 due to Ozone Concentratio

Northeast Ohio- There is potential for high ozone pollution levels Saturday, June 26, due to high-temperature conditions. Pollution may reach levels considered "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups" during the afternoon or early evening hours in areas not subject to rain.

Ozone is formed by emissions from cars, trucks and industrial sources. It is most prevalent during hot, sunny, summer days with low wind speeds.Sensitive groups, including older adults, children and those with heart or respiratory conditions, are encouraged to refrain from vigorous outdoor activity or consider remaining indoors.

 
More wind and a high chance of thunderstorms are expected to ease pollution on Sunday.
Consider environmentally friendly transportation this weekend including carpooling or using public transit.
 
Thank you for your continued attention to air pollution in Northeast Ohio.


What You Can Do   
 
Commute Smart, Breathe Easy
 
"Check Today's Air Quality" at www.noaca.org, because conditions change
frequently. In Cuyahoga County call the City of Cleveland's Air Quality Index Line: 216-441-7474.

About NOACA

The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA), in partnership with the Ohio EPA, the Cleveland Division of Air Quality, the Akron Regional Air Quality Management District, the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study, the Lake County General Health District, and Ohio University, has issued this "Air Quality Advisory" based on forecasted pollution levels.

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