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Air Quality Alert

Areas Affected: Elkhart; La Porte; St. Joseph

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... An Air Quality Action Day has been declared by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for La Porte, St. Joseph, and Elkhart counties...and is in effect through Tuesday evening. Ozone Levels are expected to be in the Orange or unhealthy for sensitive groups range. 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 pooling, biking to work, delaying or combining errands and using water based paints. It is recommended that people with respiratory diseases such as asthma limit prolonged outdoor exertion. For additional information, please visit the IDEM SMOG Watch web site at or the EPA AIRNOW web site at and click on Indiana.


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