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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 October 13-15, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Air quality forecasts for October 13, October 14 and October 15, 2007

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

OCTOBER 13:
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


OCTOBER 14:
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


OCTOBER 15:
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

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.

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.

Mike Kiss
Meteorologist
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

From: Mike Kiss

Sent: October 12, 2007 at 3:44 pm

Air quality forecasts for October 12, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Air quality forecasts for October 12, 2007

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


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.

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.

Mike Kiss
Meteorologist
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

From: Mike Kiss

Sent: October 11, 2007 at 12:30 pm

Air quality forecasts for October 10 and October 11, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Air quality forecasts for October 10 and October 11, 2007

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

OCTOBER 10:
Hampton Roads
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Richmond
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Roanoke
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution


OCTOBER 11:
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


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.

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.

Mike Kiss
Meteorologist
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

From: Mike Kiss

Sent: October 09, 2007 at 6:36 pm

Air quality forecasts for October 6, October 7, October 8, and October 9, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Air quality forecasts for October 6, October 7, October 8, and October 9, 2007

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

OCTOBER 6:
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


OCTOBER 7:
Hampton Roads
Color Code: Green Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Richmond
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Roanoke
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution


OCTOBER 8:
Hampton Roads
Color Code: Green - Good air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Richmond
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Roanoke
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution


OCTOBER 9:
Hampton Roads
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Richmond
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate air quality
Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution

Roanoke
Color Code: Yellow - Moderate 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.

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 Fax: (804) 698-4510
Phone toll-free in Virginia: (1-800) 592-5482
Work Email: ddsalkovitz@deq.virginia.gov
Other Email: dsalkovi@yahoo.com
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality

From: Dan Salkovitz

Sent: October 05, 2007 at 2:01 pm

Air quality forecasts for October 5, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Air quality forecasts for October 5, 2007

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


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.

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 Fax: (804) 698-4510
Phone toll-free in Virginia: (1-800) 592-5482
Work Email: ddsalkovitz@deq.virginia.gov
Other Email: dsalkovi@yahoo.com
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/airquality

From: Dan Salkovitz

Sent: October 04, 2007 at 1:41 pm