Tuesday, July 28, 2015

National Weather Service Air Quality Alerts - Alert Alert! Impossible Language Sighting

Air Quality Alert for NYC just came over my phone. Bravo to the city for making it available in ASL on my screen.
But you just gotta love the incomprehensible language the National Weather Service provides if you want more info.  http://1.usa.gov/1VL26kj
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AIR QUALITY LEVELS IN OUTDOOR AIR ARE PREDICTED TO BE GREATER THAN AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 100 FOR THE POLLUTANT OF GROUND LEVEL OZONE. THE AIR QUALITY INDEX...OR AQI...WAS CREATED AS AN EASY WAY TO CORRELATELEVELS OF DIFFERENT POLLUTANTS TO ONE SCALE. THE HIGHERTHE AQI VALUE, THE GREATER THE HEALTH CONCERN.
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Dear National Weather Service,
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