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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
513 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015

... THIS IS AIR QUALITY AWARENESS WEEK...

THIS WEEK MARKS THE BEGINNING OF THE OZONE SEASON FOR MANY AREAS IN
THE UNITED STATES.

TODAY WE HIGHLIGHT THE TOOLS AVAILABLE TO HELP YOU GET AIR QUALITY
INFORMATION. OVER THE PAST DECADE...MORE STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES
HAVE BEGUN AIR QUALITY FORECASTING FOR THEIR COMMUNITIES. TODAY MORE
THAN 300 CITIES NATIONWIDE ARE ISSUING AIR QUALITY FORECASTS BASED
ON PREDICTED CONCENTRATIONS OF KNOWN POLLUTANTS SUCH AS OZONE AND
PARTICLE POLLUTION.

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
CURRENTLY PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE AIR QUALITY PREDICTIONS AT
AIRQUALITY.WEATHER.GOV WITH HOUR BY HOUR INFORMATION ABOUT OZONE...
SMOKE FROM WILDFIRES...AND DUST FROM DUST STORMS FOR CITIES...
SUBURBS...AND RURAL COMMUNITIES.

FOR UP TO DATE AIR QUALITY INFORMATION...THE EPA ENVIROFLASH TOOL
PROVIDES AIR QUALITY FORECASTS AND ACTION DAY NOTIFICATIONS FOR
PARTICIPATING COMMUNITIES VIA EMAIL OR PAGER NOTIFICATION.
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 ON THE
WORLD WIDE WEB AT WWW.AIRQUALITY.NOAA.GOV.

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