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CTZ002>004-270300-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC
504 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TODAY UNTIL 11 PM
TONIGHT...

THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED
AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL OZONE...IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM TO 11 PM EDT TODAY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY
STANDARDS. THE COMBINATION OF VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND A
SOUTHWEST WIND FLOW IS CONDUCIVE FOR HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE TO FORM.
RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...
ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE GROUPS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE AT...

HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI /ALL LOWERCASE LETTERS/

$$

MAZ002>005-008>014-017-018-020-021-023-026-270300-
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
DUKES MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE...
FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...
AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...
FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...FALL RIVER...
NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...VINEYARD HAVEN...AYER
504 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TODAY UNTIL 11 PM
TONIGHT...

THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS
ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL OZONE...IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT TODAY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY
STANDARDS.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE MASSACHUSETTS
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE AT...

HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.DEP.STATE.MA.US/MASSAIR /ALL LOWERCASE LETTERS/...
OR CALL 1-800-882-1497.

$$

RIZ001>008-270300-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
COVENTRY...WEST GREENWICH...EAST GREENWICH...WARWICK...
WEST WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT...
BLOCK ISLAND
504 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TODAY UNTIL 11 PM
TONIGHT...

THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS
ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL OZONE...IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM TODAY TO 11 PM TONIGHT.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY
STANDARDS.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE RHODE ISLAND
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT WEBSITE AT...

HTTP://WWW.DEM.RI.GOV/PROGRAMS/BENVIRON/AIR/PM.HTM
/ALL LOWERCASE LETTERS/

$$

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CTZ005>012-270300-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
1105 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY...

THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

FAIRFIELD...MIDDLESEX...NEW HAVEN...NEW LONDON.

IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE WITHIN THE
REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION...

PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

$$

NJZ002-004-006-103>108-270300-
WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-
1105 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED AN
AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

BERGEN...ESSEX...PASSAIC...UNION...HUDSON.

IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE WITHIN THE
REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT
OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE AT...
HTTP://WWW.NJAQINOW.NET

$$

NYZ069>075-078>081-176>179-270300-
ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-
NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
1105 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION HAS
ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

RICHMOND...KINGS...QUEENS...NEW YORK...BRONX...WESTCHESTER...
ROCKLAND...NASSAU...SUFFOLK.

IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY.

AIR QUALITY LEVELS IN OUTDOOR AIR ARE PREDICTED TO BE GREATER THAN
AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 100 FOR THE POLLUTANT OF GROUND LEVEL
OZONE. 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...THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT
OF HEALTH RECOMMENDS THAT INDIVIDUALS CONSIDER LIMITING STRENUOUS
OUTDOOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ADVERSE HEALTH
EFFECTS. PEOPLE WHO MAY BE ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE TO THE EFFECTS OF
ELEVATED LEVELS OF POLLUTANTS INCLUDE THE VERY YOUNG, AND THOSE WITH
PRE-EXISTING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR HEART DISEASE.
THOSE WITH SYMPTOMS SHOULD CONSIDER CONSULTING THEIR PERSONAL
PHYSICIAN.

A TOLL FREE AIR QUALITY HOTLINE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED SO NEW YORK
RESIDENTS CAN STAY INFORMED ON THE AIR QUALITY SITUATION. THE TOLL
FREE NUMBER IS 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.

$$

NJZ001-007-270400-
SUSSEX NJ-WARREN-
422 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY MAY 26...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED A
CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR SUSSEX AND WARREN
COUNTIES.

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 GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

NJZ008-010-270400-
MORRIS-SOMERSET-
422 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY MAY 26...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED A
CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR MORRIS AND SOMERSET
COUNTIES.

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 GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

NJZ009-270400-
HUNTERDON-
422 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY MAY 26...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED A
CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR HUNTERDON COUNTY.

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 GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

NJZ012-270400-
MIDDLESEX-
422 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY MAY 26...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED A
CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR MIDDLESEX COUNTY.

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 GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

NJZ013-014-270400-
WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-
422 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY MAY 26...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED A
CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR MONMOUTH COUNTY.

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 GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

NJZ015-019-027-270400-
MERCER-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-
422 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY MAY 26...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED A
CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR MERCER AND BURLINGTON
COUNTIES.

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 GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

PAZ070-071-101>106-270400-
EASTERN CHESTER-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-WESTERN
MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-
422 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY MAY 26...

THE DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION HAS ISSUED A CODE
RED AIR QUALITY ALERT THURSDAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA METRO AREA.

A CODE RED AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT AIR POLLUTION CONCENTRATIONS
WITHIN THE REGION ARE UNHEALTHFUL FOR THE GENERAL POPULATION. THE
EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION CAN BE MINIMIZED BY AVOIDING STRENUOUS
ACTIVITY OR EXERCISE OUTDOORS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICLES...VISIT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV.

$$

CTZ001-013-270300-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...GAYLORDSVILLE...
NEW MILFORD...TERRYVILLE...THOMASTON
313 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY UNTIL 11 PM
THURSDAY...

THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTY...

LITCHFIELD.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY
APPROACH OR EXCEED THE HEALTH STANDARD. THE COMBINATION OF VERY
WARM TEMPERATURES AND A SOUTHWEST WIND FLOW IS CONDUCIVE FOR HIGH
LEVELS OF OZONE TO FORM ACROSS CONNECTICUT STATEWIDE. RESIDENTS
ARE URGED TO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...ESPECIALLY
SENSITIVE GROUPS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY. FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
422 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>005-008>014-017-018-020-021-023-026-RIZ001>004-006-
007-270830-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-
SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-DUKES MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
422 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   AIR QUALITY ALERT.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...

THERE IS A LOW RISK FOR AN ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORM OR TWO
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY TO THE NORTHWEST OF A BOSTON TO PROVIDENCE
LINE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   AIR QUALITY ALERT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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