Ottawa Downtown - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 12:00 PM EDT Tuesday 24 May 2016

4Moderate Risk




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Low Risk
(1-3)

Moderate Risk
(4-6)

High Risk
(7-10)

Very High Risk



At-Risk Population:

General Population:

  • No need to modify your usual outdoor activities unless you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.

Issued at: 6:00 AM EDT Tuesday 24 May 2016

Tuesday

4 - Moderate Risk

Tuesday night

3 - Low Risk

Wednesday

3 - Low Risk

Who is at risk?

People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.

To find out if you are at risk, consult the health guide, or your physician.

Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.

Did you know...?

Children often breathe through their mouths, allowing polluted air to bypass natural filters in the nose and go straight into their lungs.


The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada and the Province of Ontario.

AQHIScale
 

Current

 

4 - Moderate Risk

Condition details

Calculated at: 12:00 PM EDT Tuesday 24 May 2016

 

Forecast Maximums


Tuesday

4 - Moderate Risk



Tuesday night

3 - Low Risk



Wednesday

3 - Low Risk




Forecast details

Issued at: 6:00 AM EDT Tuesday 24 May 2016

 

The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada and the Province of Ontario.

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