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  • Air Quality Alert for Grand Isle County, Vermont
  • Air Quality Alert issued July 02 at 10:26AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 10:26 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
  • ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
    THE VERMONT AGENCY OF NATURAL RESOURCES HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY
    HEALTH ADVISORY FOR GRAND ISLE...WESTERN CHITTENDEN AND WESTERN
    FRANKLIN COUNTIES OF VERMONT.
    ELEVATED LEVELS OF FINE PARTICULATE MATTER WILL OCCUR IN THE
    CHAMPLAIN VALLEY OF VERMONT AS A RESULT OF WOOD SMOKE FROM
    CANADIAN WILD FIRES.
    AIR QUALITY LEVELS ARE PREDICTED TO BE GREATER THAN AN AIR
    QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 150 FOR THE POLLUTANT OF FINE PARTICULATE
    MATTER. THE AIR QUALITY INDEX...OR AQI...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 ABOVE AN AQI VALUE OF 150...
    PERSONS WITH HEART OR LUNG DISEASE...OLDER ADULTS...AND CHILDREN
    SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED OR HEAVY EXERTION. EVERYONE ELSE SHOULD
    REDUCE PROLONGED OR HEAVY EXERTION.
    FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE VERMONT AGENCY OF
    NATURAL RESOURCES WEB SITE AT...
    HTTP://WWW.ANR.STATE.VT.US/AIR/INDEX.HTM.