National Weather Service: Air Quality Alert, Special Statement

Houston, TX

Scattered Clouds 96°
Scattered Clouds
Wind: SSE 8 mph
Dew point: 70°
Pressure: 29.98 in.
Heat Index: 103°
Humidity: 43%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Updated: 1:53 PM CDT on July 28, 2015
Radar Satellite


Air Quality Houston-Galveston-Brazoria

 
Air Quality
AQ Index
Pollutant
Yesterday: Good OZONE
Yesterday: Good PM2.5
   
Current: Moderate PM2.5
Current: Good OZONE
   
Tuesday: Moderate OZONE
Tuesday: Good PM10
Wednesday: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
Wednesday: Good PM10
Thursday: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
Thursday: Good PM10
Friday: Moderate OZONE
Friday: Good PM10
Information About Air Pollution

 Air Quality Alert, Special Statement  Statement as of 1:42 PM CDT on July 28, 2015


... Ozone action day Wednesday...

The Texas commission on environmental quality (tceq)... has issued an
ozone action day for the Houston... Galveston... and Brazoria areas
for Wednesday July 29 2015.

Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing
high levels of ozone pollution in the Houston... Galveston and
surrounding areas on Wednesday. You can help prevent ozone
pollution by sharing a ride... walking or riding a bicyle... taking
your lunch to work... avoiding drive through lanes... conserving
energy and keeping your vehicle properly tuned.

For more information on ozone:

Ozone: the facts (www.Tceq.Texas.Gov/goto/ozonefacts)
EPA air now:
(www.Airnow.Gov/index.Cfm?Action=airnow.Local_state&stateid=45&tab=0)
take care of texas: (www.Takecareoftexas.Org)
Houston-Galveston area Council air quality programs:
(www.H-gac.Com/taq/airquality/default.Aspx)


142 PM CDT Tue Jul 28 2015

... Ozone action day Wednesday...

The Texas commission on environmental quality (tceq)... has issued an
ozone action day for the Houston... Galveston... and Brazoria areas
for Wednesday July 29 2015.

Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing
high levels of ozone pollution in the Houston... Galveston and
surrounding areas on Wednesday. You can help prevent ozone
pollution by sharing a ride... walking or riding a bicyle... taking
your lunch to work... avoiding drive through lanes... conserving
energy and keeping your vehicle properly tuned.

For more information on ozone:

Ozone: the facts (www.Tceq.Texas.Gov/goto/ozonefacts)
EPA air now:
(www.Airnow.Gov/index.Cfm?Action=airnow.Local_state&stateid=45&tab=0)
take care of texas: (www.Takecareoftexas.Org)
Houston-Galveston area Council air quality programs:
(www.H-gac.Com/taq/airquality/default.Aspx)



300 PM CDT Mon Jul 27 2015

... Elevated afternoon heat index values expected to persist...

peak heat index values of 101 to 107 degrees are expected to persist
in the late morning through afternoon hours during each day this week.
A few isolated spots closer to the coast may reach 108 degrees for
an hour or two during the afternoon.

Residents with any outdoor activity plans are urged to drink plenty
of water... wear light weight and light colored clothing... and take
frequent indoor or shaded area breaks away from the heat. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under
any circumstances! Car interiors can reach lethal high temperatures
within a matter of minutes.



300 PM CDT Mon Jul 27 2015

... Elevated afternoon heat index values expected to persist...

peak heat index values of 101 to 107 degrees are expected to persist
in the late morning through afternoon hours during each day this week.
A few isolated spots closer to the coast may reach 108 degrees for
an hour or two during the afternoon.

Residents with any outdoor activity plans are urged to drink plenty
of water... wear light weight and light colored clothing... and take
frequent indoor or shaded area breaks away from the heat. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under
any circumstances! Car interiors can reach lethal high temperatures
within a matter of minutes.



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