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Air Quality Alert

MTC001-005-007-013-015-027-035-041-043-045-049-051-057-059-073-099-
101-281800-
BEAVERHEAD-BLAINE-BROADWATER-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-FERGUS-GLACIER-HILL-
JEFFERSON-JUDITH BASIN-LEWIS AND CLARK-LIBERTY-MADISON-MEAGHER-
PONDERA-TETON-TOOLE-
1211 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...
GLACIER...HILL...JEFFERSON...JUDITH BASIN...FERGUS...LEWIS AND
CLARK...LIBERTY...MADISON...MEAGHER...PONDERA...TETON AND TOOLE
COUNTIES IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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.

AIR QUALITY IN ST MARY...BROWNING...HELENA...GREAT FALLS AND
LEWISTOWN IS CURRENTLY UNHEALTHY.

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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