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7/21/2011 - Air Quality Alert In Effect For Thursday July 21

AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY JULY 21

Issued: Thursday, July 21, 2011 7:08 AM EDT
Expires: Friday, July 22, 2011 12:00 AM EDT

National Weather Service Mount Holly, New Jersey

Code Orange Air Quality Alert Is In Effect For Thursday July 21st.

The New Jersey Department Of Environmental Protection Has Issued An Code Orange Air Quality Alert...In Effect Until 12:00 AM EDT Friday, July 22nd.

A Code Orange Air Quality Alert Means That Air Pollution Concentrations Within The Region May Become Unhealthy For Sensitive Groups. Sensitive Groups Include Children...People Suffering From Asthma... Heart Disease Or Other Lung Diseases...And The Elderly. The Effects Of Air Pollution Can Be Minimized By Avoiding Strenuous Activity Or Exercise Outdoors.

For More Information On Current And Forecast Concentrations Of Ground-Level Ozone And Fine Particulates, Visit On The Web At www.Airnow.Gov Or www.State.Nj.Us/Dep/Airmon/ Or Call The New Jersey Bureau Of Air Monitoring At 609-292-0138.