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Air Quality Alert Message
Shelby County Health Department
Relayed by National Weather Service Memphis TN
1119 AM CDT Thu Aug 5 2021

...Code Orange Ozone Forecast for Today...

The Shelby County Health Department has issued a Code Orange Ozone
Forecast effective for Shelby County Tennessee, Crittenden County
Arkansas, and DeSoto County Mississippi, including the city of
Memphis for Today. This ozone forecast is due to forecasted ozone
values that will be unhealthy for sensitive groups. These values will
exceed the Environmental Protection Agency`s federal safe health
standard. The Shelby County Health Department recommends that
sensitive groups which include active children and adults, and
people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, limit prolonged
outdoor exertion. Please continue to check the latest air quality
forecasts and updates until monitored values return to safe levels.
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