Kamloops - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 1:00 AM PDT Saturday 18 August 2018

10+Very High Risk




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Low Risk
(1-3)

Moderate Risk
(4-6)

High Risk
(7-10)

Very High Risk



At-Risk Population:

  • Avoid strenuous activities outdoors. Children and the elderly should also avoid outdoor physical exertion.
  • Find out if you are at risk

General Population:

  • Reduce or reschedule strenuous activities outdoors, especially if you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.

Issued at: 5:00 PM PDT Friday 17 August 2018

Friday night

10 - High Risk

Saturday

7 - High 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, your physician, or your local health authority.

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

Did you know...?

More than 12 million Canadians save the air by using public transit.


The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services, the B.C. Lung Association, the Interior Health Authority, the Thompson Nicola Regional District, and the City of Kamloops.

AQHIScale

Observed Conditions


10+ Very High Risk

Calculated at:

1:00 AM PDT Saturday 18 August 2018


Forecast Maximums


Friday night
10 - High Risk



Saturday
7 - High Risk




Issued at:

5:00 PM PDT Friday 17 August 2018


The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services, the B.C. Lung Association, the Interior Health Authority, the Thompson Nicola Regional District, and the City of Kamloops.

What we are doing

Features

UV Index and sun protection

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Extreme Heat Protection

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Lightning Safety

When thunder roars, GO INDOORS!

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