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Air Quality Alert

MTC001-005-007-013-015-027-031-035-041-043-045-049-051-057-059-073-
099-101-281800-
BEAVERHEAD-BLAINE-BROADWATER-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-FERGUS-GALLATIN-
GLACIER-HILL-JEFFERSON-JUDITH BASIN-LEWIS AND CLARK-LIBERTY-MADISON-
MEAGHER-PONDERA-TETON-TOOLE-
606 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR
QUALITY ALERT FOR BEAVERHEAD... BLAINE... BROADWATER...
CASCADE... CHOUTEAU... FERGUS... GALLATIN... GLACIER... HILL...
JEFFERSON... JUDITH BASIN... LEWIS AND CLARK... LIBERTY...
MADISON... MEAGHER... PONDERA... TETON... AND TOOLE COUNTIES...
IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

THIS UPDATE HAS ADDED GALLATIN COUNTY BACK INTO THE ALERT AREA.

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT PARTICULATES HAVE BEEN TRENDING
UPWARDS AND THAT AN EXCEEDENCE OF THE 24 HOUR NATIONAL AMBIENT AIR
QUALITY STANDARD (NAAQS) HAS OCCURRED OR MAY OCCUR IN THE NEAR
FUTURE.

PARTICULATE LEVELS IN ST. MARY... BROWNING... HELENA... GREAT
FALLS... AND LEWISTOWN ARE UNHEALTHY.

PARTICULATE LEVELS IN BOZEMAN ARE MODERATE.

WHEN AIR QUALITY LEVELS ARE UNHEALTHY... STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH
OFFICIALS RECOMMEND THAT PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY OR HEART
DISEASE... THE ELDERLY... AND CHILDREN SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED
EXERTION; EVERYONE ELSE SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED EXERTION.

FOR MORE INFORMATION... VISIT THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AT WWW.TODAYSAIR.MT.GOV.

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