Fairfield County, Connecticut
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Air Quality Alert
CTZ006>012-280100-
NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-
SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
321 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY UNTIL 9 PM
WEDNESDAY...

THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

NORTHERN MIDDLESEX...NORTHERN NEW HAVEN...NORTHERN NEW LONDON...
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD...SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX...SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN...
SOUTHERN NEW LONDON.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY
APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.CT.GOV/DEEP/AQI

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Special Weather Statement
CTZ005-006-NYZ068-272330-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-PUTNAM-
638 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FAIRFIELD...PUTNAM AND
WESTERN NEW HAVEN COUNTIES...

AT 634 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEW PRESTON TO
BEACON...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

SMALL HAIL AND WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. IN
ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. THIS
COULD CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS...AND MINOR FLOODING OF
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE
TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

LAT...LON 4166 7349 4150 7344 4152 7339 4147 7333
4151 7331 4152 7317 4156 7316 4165 7294
4164 7294 4155 7293 4138 7314 4134 7355
4135 7354 4137 7355 4135 7396 4140 7395
4144 7398 4149 7393 4153 7354 4167 7352

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