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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 5:41 PM Aug. 2, 2021 – National Weather Service
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MDT TUESDAY...

The following message is transmitted on behalf of the Wyoming
Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division and the
Wyoming Department of Health.

WHAT...Air Quality Alert for Wildfire Smoke.

WHERE...Much of Southeast Wyoming from Douglas to Cheyenne.

WHEN...Until 1 PM Tuesday.

IMPACTS...Heavy smoke from Montana and Pacific Northwest wildfires.

HEALTH INFORMATION...The Wyoming Department of Health recommends the
elderly, young children, and individuals with respiratory problems
avoid excessive physical exertion and minimize outdoor activities
during this time. Wildfire smoke is made up of a variety of pollutants,
including particulate matter and ozone, which can cause respiratory
health effect. Although these people are most susceptible to health
impacts, the Department of Health also advises that everyone should
avoid prolonged exposure to poor air quality conditions.

CURRENT CONDITIONS...The Wyoming Department of Environmental
Quality, Air Quality Division offers near real-time air quality data
for Wyoming's monitoring stations and health effects information to
help the public interpret current conditions. Current air quality
conditions across the state of Wyoming can be found at
http://www.wyvisnet.com/

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