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Daily forecasts of air pollutant levels for the Richmond, Hampton Roads, Roanoke, and Winchester areas.

List administrator(s): Dan Salkovitz, Mike Kiss, Bobby Lute, Kristen Stumpf

Air quality forecasts for March 29, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Dan Salkovitz, (804) 698-4404 or Mike Kiss, (804) 698-4460

Air quality forecasts for March 29, 2012

More detailed information is available on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality web site at www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality/.

Hampton Roads
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Richmond
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Roanoke
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Winchester
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution


Health Information
Code Orange: Active children and adults, and people with heart or lung disease (including asthma) should limit or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities.

Code Red: Active children and adults should limit or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities. People unusually sensitive to air pollution, especially those with heart or lung disease (including asthma), should avoid strenuous outdoor activities.

Code Purple: Active children and adults should avoid prolonged strenuous outdoor activities. People unusually sensitive to air pollution, especially those with heart or lung disease (including asthma), and older adults should avoid all outdoor strenuous activities.

High air pollution levels can impair breathing, cause lung damage, coughing and eye irritation and put extra strain on the heart. Air pollution also can aggravate asthma, bronchitis or emphysema.


Dan Salkovitz
Meteorologist
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Phone: (804) 698-4404
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityForecasting.aspx (new link)
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityAssessments.aspx (new link)

From: Dan Salkovitz

Sent: March 28, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Corrected links: New Web Address for Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Air Quality Forecast and Current Conditions Web Pag

NEW WEB ADDRESS FOR VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND CURRENT CONDITIONS WEB PAGE

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality's (VADEQ) air quality forecast and current conditions web page address has changed to http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityForecasting.aspx. This change is part of VADEQ's overall improvements to its website to make it easier to use and to navigate to contents more quickly.

Please replace your old link (http://www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality/ or http:// http://www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality/homepage.html) effective immediately. The old link will no longer be updated soon. Furthermore, connections to the old link will not be automatically redirected to the new page.

In addition, the DEQCast web address to subscribe or unsubscribe for air quality forecasts and/or air quality health alerts has been changed to http://www.deq.virginia.gov/ConnectWithDEQ/NewsFeeds.aspx.

Thank you.

Dan Salkovitz
Meteorologist
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Daniel.Salkovitz@deq.virginia.gov
(804) 698-4404

From: Dan Salkovitz

Sent: March 28, 2012 at 11:55 am

New Web Address for Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Air Quality Forecast and Currrent Conditions Conditions Web Page

NEW WEB ADDRESS FOR VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND CURRENT CONDITIONS WEB PAGE

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s (VADEQ) air quality forecast and current conditions web page address has changed to http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityForecasting.aspx. This change is part of VADEQ’s overall improvements to its website to make it easier to use and to navigate to contents more quickly.

Please replace your old link (http://www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality/ or http:// http://www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality/homepage.html) effective immediately. The old link will no longer be updated soon. Furthermore, connections to the old link will not be automatically redirected to the new page.

In addition, the DEQCast web address to subscribe or unsubscribe for air quality forecasts and/or air quality health alerts has been changed to http://www.deq.virginia.gov/ConnectWithDEQ/NewsFeeds.apsx.

Thank you.

Dan Salkovitz
Meteorologist
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Daniel.Salkovitz@deq.virginia.gov
(804) 698-4404

From: Dan Salkovitz

Sent: March 28, 2012 at 11:37 am

Air quality forecasts for March 28, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Dan Salkovitz, (804) 698-4404 or Mike Kiss, (804) 698-4460

Air quality forecasts for March 28, 2012

More detailed information is available on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality web site at www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality/.

Hampton Roads
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Richmond
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Roanoke
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Winchester
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution


Health Information
Code Orange: Active children and adults, and people with heart or lung disease (including asthma) should limit or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities.

Code Red: Active children and adults should limit or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities. People unusually sensitive to air pollution, especially those with heart or lung disease (including asthma), should avoid strenuous outdoor activities.

Code Purple: Active children and adults should avoid prolonged strenuous outdoor activities. People unusually sensitive to air pollution, especially those with heart or lung disease (including asthma), and older adults should avoid all outdoor strenuous activities.

High air pollution levels can impair breathing, cause lung damage, coughing and eye irritation and put extra strain on the heart. Air pollution also can aggravate asthma, bronchitis or emphysema.


Dan Salkovitz
Meteorologist
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Phone: (804) 698-4404
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityForecasting.aspx
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityAssessments.aspx

From: Dan Salkovitz

Sent: March 27, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Air quality forecasts for March 27, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Dan Salkovitz, (804) 698-4404 or Mike Kiss, (804) 698-4460

Air quality forecasts for March 27, 2012

More detailed information is available on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality web site at www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality/.

Hampton Roads
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Richmond
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Roanoke
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Winchester
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution


Health Information
Code Orange: Active children and adults, and people with heart or lung disease (including asthma) should limit or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities.

Code Red: Active children and adults should limit or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities. People unusually sensitive to air pollution, especially those with heart or lung disease (including asthma), should avoid strenuous outdoor activities.

Code Purple: Active children and adults should avoid prolonged strenuous outdoor activities. People unusually sensitive to air pollution, especially those with heart or lung disease (including asthma), and older adults should avoid all outdoor strenuous activities.

High air pollution levels can impair breathing, cause lung damage, coughing and eye irritation and put extra strain on the heart. Air pollution also can aggravate asthma, bronchitis or emphysema.


Dan Salkovitz
Meteorologist
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Phone: (804) 698-4404
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityForecasting.aspx
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityAssessments.aspx

From: Dan Salkovitz

Sent: March 26, 2012 at 1:27 pm