Breaking News - 12/03/2013

Air Quality Alert issued December 03 at 4:38PM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY DECEMBER
4 2013...
THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT HAS ISSUED A CODE ORANGE
AIR QUALITY ALERT WEDNESDAY FOR WESTERN MARYLAND.
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 WWW.MDE.STATE.MD.US/AIR...OR CALL THE MARYLAND AIR
QUALITY HOTLINE AT 4 1 0...5 3 7...3 2 4 7.