Thursday, June 25, 2009

Weather Bug Goes GREEN!!!

I got an alert from my Weather Bug. I had no idea they reported on air quality conditions, or made suggestions on how to improve the air quality/ozone.
Go Weather Bug!

350 PM EDT Tue Jun 23 2009 , Air Quality Alert In Effect From 8 AM To 8 PM EDT Wednesday, The [redacted] Department Of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, Has Declared Wednesday, June 24th, To Be An Action Day For Elevated Levels Of Ozone. Pollutants Are Expected To Be In The Unhealthy For Sensitive Groups Range. The Action Day Is In Effect For The Following [redacted] Counties, [redacted], And [redacted] Counties. An Air Quality Action Day Has Been Issued For Wednesday, June 24th, Only. People And Businesses Are Urged To Avoid Activities Which Lead To Ozone Formation. These Activities Include, Refueling Vehicles Or Topping Off When Refueling, Using Gasoline Powered Lawn Equipment, And Using Charcoal Lighter Fluid. Positive Activities Include, Car Pooling, Biking To Work, Delaying Or Combining Errands And Using Water Based Paints. It Is Recommended That Active Children And Adults, And Persons With Respiratory Diseases Such As Asthma, Limit Prolonged Outdoor Exertion. For Further Information, Please See The Air Quality Division Air Quality Index Page On The Internet.........

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