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Including the cities of New Albany, Jeffersonville, Shepherdsville,
Louisville, and La Grange
303 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District and the Indiana
Department of Environmental Management have issued an Air Quality
Alert...in effect until midnight EDT tonight.
A Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Ozone has been issued for the
Louisville Metro Area.
Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The
general public is not likely to be affected. Sensitive groups include
the elderly...children...persons with asthma or other breathing
problems...and persons with lung and heart disease. People in these
groups are advised to limit their outdoor activities to reduce their
exposure to ozone and particulate pollution.
For more information, visit the Louisville Metro Air Pollution
Control District at http://www.louisvilleky.gov/apcd or the Indiana
Department of Environmental Management at http://www.in.gov/idem.
Including the cities of Paoli, Salem, Scottsburg, Jasper,
English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville,
Lewisport, Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Hartford,
Leitchfield, Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Louisville,
La Grange, Shelbyville, Taylorsville, Bardstown, Hodgenville,
Morgantown, Brownsville, Horse Cave, Russellville, Bowling Green,
Franklin, Providence, Scottsville, and Glasgow
309 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017 /209 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017/
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ FRIDAY
TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ SATURDAY...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Peak heat index values 105 to 108 Friday and
* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will lead to an increased risk of heat related stress
and illnesses. The very young, the elderly, those without air
conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor
activities will be the most susceptible.
Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.