Central Okanagan - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 6:00 AM PST Wednesday 13 December 2017

1Low 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:

  • Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.

Issued at: 6:00 AM PST Wednesday 13 December 2017

Wednesday

3 - Low Risk

Wednesday night

3 - Low Risk

Thursday

2 - 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, your physician, or your local health authority.

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

Did you know...?

After a labour dispute shut down an American steel mill, respiratory hospital admissions in children substantially decreased. They increased to pre-strike levels when it ended.


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 Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen and the City of Kelowna.

AQHIScale
 

Observed Conditions

 

1 - Low Risk

Calculated at:

6:00 AM PST Wednesday 13 December 2017

 

Forecast Maximums


Wednesday
3 - Low Risk



Wednesday night
3 - Low Risk



Thursday
2 - Low Risk




Issued at:

6:00 AM PST Wednesday 13 December 2017

 

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 Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen and the City of Kelowna.

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