St. Joseph Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Air Quality Alert
Issued: 7:54 AM EDT May. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

An air quality action day has been declared by the Indiana
department of environmental management for St. Joseph, Elkhart,
Huntington and Allen counties in Indiana... and is in effect until 8
PM EDT this 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 include... car
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 www.In.Gov/Apps/idem/smog/ or the EPA airnow web site at
www.Airnow.Gov and click on Indiana.


754 am EDT Fri may 25 2018

... Air quality alert in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

An air quality action day has been declared by the Indiana
department of environmental management for St. Joseph, Elkhart,
Huntington and Allen counties in Indiana... and is in effect until 8
PM EDT this 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 include... car
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 www.In.Gov/Apps/idem/smog/ or the EPA airnow web site at
www.Airnow.Gov and click on Indiana.