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Alabama, Jefferson

Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 2:23 PM CDT on August 27, 2014

Expires 3:30 PM EDT on August 28, 2014


... Code Orange air quality alert has been issued for Jefferson and
Shelby counties...

The Alabama department of environmental management... adem... has
issued an air quality alert for Jefferson and Shelby counties for
Thursday... August 28.

Under code Orange conditions... ground level ozone concentrations are
expected to reach levels that are unhealthy for sensitive groups.
Children and people with asthma... are individuals most at risk under
these expected conditions.

Adem recommends the following actions during an air quality for
ozone:

Conserve electricity and set your air conditioner at a higher
temperature.

Limit driving and combine errands.

Use the bus or car pool to work.

Avoid use of gasoline power lawn and garden equipment.

Refuel cars and trucks after 6 PM.

Limit engine idling.

Use household... workshop... and garden chemicals in ways that keep
evaporation to a minimum... or try to avoid them when poor air
quality is forecast.

If breathing becomes difficult... move indoors.

For more information on what to do on an air quality alert day...
visit the adem website at www.Adem.State.Al.US... and click on air
quality forecast. You can also visit the environmental protection
agency at airnow.Gov.



223 PM CDT Wed Aug 27 2014

... Code Orange air quality alert has been issued for Jefferson and
Shelby counties...

The Alabama department of environmental management... adem... has
issued an air quality alert for Jefferson and Shelby counties for
Thursday... August 28.

Under code Orange conditions... ground level ozone concentrations are
expected to reach levels that are unhealthy for sensitive groups.
Children and people with asthma... are individuals most at risk under
these expected conditions.

Adem recommends the following actions during an air quality for
ozone:

Conserve electricity and set your air conditioner at a higher
temperature.

Limit driving and combine errands.

Use the bus or car pool to work.

Avoid use of gasoline power lawn and garden equipment.

Refuel cars and trucks after 6 PM.

Limit engine idling.

Use household... workshop... and garden chemicals in ways that keep
evaporation to a minimum... or try to avoid them when poor air
quality is forecast.

If breathing becomes difficult... move indoors.

For more information on what to do on an air quality alert day...
visit the adem website at www.Adem.State.Al.US... and click on air
quality forecast. You can also visit the environmental protection
agency at airnow.Gov.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Air Quality Alert
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Hazard Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Record Report
Indiana - Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Maine - High Surf Advisory
Maryland - Beach Hazard Statement
Massachusetts - High Surf Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Nebraska - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
New Jersey - Coastal Hazard Statement
New York - High Surf Advisory
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Rhode Island - High Surf Advisory
Texas - Coastal Hazard Statement
Utah - Special Statement
Virginia - Beach Hazard Statement
Washington - Record Report
Wyoming - Record Report
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