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Beach Hazard Statement, Air Quality Alert
Issued: 2:53 PM EDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

* location... ocean beaches of Maine and New Hampshire.

* Beach hazard... the warm air temperatures in the upper 80s may
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only in the mid 50s.

* Impacts... the cold water temperatures can quickly cause
hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. Anyone on boats
or paddlecraft should use extreme caution to avoid this threat.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued on days when a significant
number of boats and paddlecraft are expected to be out on the
water and when warm air temperatures may cause people to
underestimate the danger of the cold water. Paddle smart from the
start. Always wear your life jacket. Be aware of wind conditions,
tides, and localized currents.





253 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

* location... ocean beaches of Maine and New Hampshire.

* Beach hazard... the warm air temperatures in the upper 80s may
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only in the mid 50s.

* Impacts... the cold water temperatures can quickly cause
hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. Anyone on boats
or paddlecraft should use extreme caution to avoid this threat.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued on days when a significant
number of boats and paddlecraft are expected to be out on the
water and when warm air temperatures may cause people to
underestimate the danger of the cold water. Paddle smart from the
start. Always wear your life jacket. Be aware of wind conditions,
tides, and localized currents.




248 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018

... Air quality alert is in effect from 10 am Monday until 10 PM
Monday...

The Maine department of environmental protection has
issued an air quality action day for the following counties...

Coastal Cumberland... coastal Waldo... coastal York... Knox... Lincoln...
Sagadahoc.

The Maine department of environmental protection has issued an air
quality alert for Monday June 18 for the coast from Kittery through
Acadia National Park.

People with respiratory or heart disease, the
elderly, children, teenagers and active adults should limit
prolonged or heavy exertion.

It is okay to be active outside but take more breaks and do less
intense activities. Watch for symptoms such as coughing or
shortness of breath. Asthmatics should follow their action plans
and keep quick relieve meds handy. Those with a heart disease
should watch for palpitations, shortness of breath or unusual
fatigue and contact your health provider if necessary.


For more information check out W W W dot Maine dot g o v slash
dep slash ozone.


Pohl

248 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018

... Air quality alert is in effect from 10 am Monday until 10 PM
Monday...

The Maine department of environmental protection has
issued an air quality action day for the following counties...

Coastal Cumberland... coastal Waldo... coastal York... Knox... Lincoln...
Sagadahoc.

The Maine department of environmental protection has issued an air
quality alert for Monday June 18 for the coast from Kittery through
Acadia National Park.

People with respiratory or heart disease, the
elderly, children, teenagers and active adults should limit
prolonged or heavy exertion.

It is okay to be active outside but take more breaks and do less
intense activities. Watch for symptoms such as coughing or
shortness of breath. Asthmatics should follow their action plans
and keep quick relieve meds handy. Those with a heart disease
should watch for palpitations, shortness of breath or unusual
fatigue and contact your health provider if necessary.


For more information check out W W W dot Maine dot g o v slash
dep slash ozone.


Pohl


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