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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM EDT on May 05, 2016

... This is air quality awareness week...

This is an opportunity to learn more about air quality and how it
affects your health.

Today we highlight the tools available to help you get air quality

Over the past decade... more state and local agencies have begun air
quality forecasting for their communities. Today... forecasts are
available for more than 300 cities nationwide based on predicted
concentrations of known pollutants such as ozone and particle

For those localities forecasting air quality... NOAA forecast
guidance is currently provided to state and local agency
forecasters... improving their ability to predict the
onset... severity... and duration of poor air quality. In
addition... NOAA provides comprehensive air quality predictions at
http://airquality.Weather.Gov with hour by hour information about
ozone... smoke from wildfires... and dust from dust storms for
cities... suburbs... and rural communities. That web site again is

Our National Weather Service will disseminate air quality
advisories/alerts issued by the New York state department of
environmental conservation... (nys dec)... New Jersey department of
environmental protection... (nj dep)... and Connecticut department of
energy and environmental protection... (ct deep). These
advisories/alerts will be highlighted on our web Page map at
www.Weather.Gov/NYC. In addition... air quality forecasts from these
same state environmental agencies will be disseminated. These
advisories and forecasts can be found at

For up to date air quality information... the airnow Mobile app is
available to provide real-time air quality information that you can
use to protect your health when planning your day. This smartphone
app includes location-specific reports on current air quality and
air quality forecasts for both ozone and fine particle pollution. In
addition... the EPA enviroflash tool provides air quality forecasts
and action day notifications for participating communities via
email. Enviroflash provides instant information that can be
customized for each users needs.

Tomorrow we will learn about what you can do to make the air cleaner.

For more information on air quality awareness week... visit US at
www.Airquality.NOAA.Gov. That is www.Airquality.NOAA.Gov.

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Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Record Report
Oregon - Record Report
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Record Report
West Virginia - Public Information Statement

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