Air Quality Index Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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AIR QUALITY FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
300 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

AIR QUALITY FORECASTS FOR THE ROANOKE AREA...ARE PROVIDED BY THE
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.

THE ROANOKE AREA FORECAST FOR TUESDAY...IS CODE LEVEL
YELLOW...WHICH IS MODERATE. THE PRIMARY POLLUTANT IS OZONE.

UNDER A YELLOW CODE SITUATION...THE AIR QUALITY IS CONSIDERED TO BE
ACCEPTABLE.  HOWEVER...THERE WILL BE A MODERATE HEALTH CONCERN FOR A
VERY SMALL NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO MAY EXPERIENCE RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS
DUE TO BEING ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE TO HIGHER LEVELS OF OZONE.

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WERT


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