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Air Quality Alert Message

Status

Issued Expired

Start Time

Sun 07/03/2022 04:40 PM EDT

End Time

Tue 07/05/2022 12:00 AM EDT

Impacts

Informational

Full Alert Message

Air Quality Alert Message MD Dept of Environment and VA Dept of Environmental Quality Relayed by National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 440 PM EDT Sun Jul 3 2022 VAZ505-506-052>054-050400- FAIRFAX-LOUDOUN-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK- ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA- 440 PM EDT Sun Jul 3 2022 ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY JULY 4 2022... The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has issued a Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert Monday for Northern Virginia. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles visit the web site Virginia DEQ air quality web site at www.deq.virginia.gov.