North Okanagan - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 5:00 AM PDT Friday 17 August 2018

6Moderate 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 PDT Friday 17 August 2018

Friday

7 - High Risk

Friday night

6 - Moderate Risk

Saturday

6 - Moderate 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...?

You should limit the use of toxic paints, paint removers, stains, varnishes, waxes, glues, adhesives and cleaners on days when the air quality is high risk.


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 Vernon.

AQHIScale

Observed Conditions


6 - Moderate Risk

Calculated at:

5:00 AM PDT Friday 17 August 2018


Forecast Maximums


Friday
7 - High Risk



Friday night
6 - Moderate Risk



Saturday
6 - Moderate Risk




Issued at:

6:00 AM 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 Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, and the City of Vernon.

What we are doing

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UV Index and sun protection

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Extreme Heat Protection

Be weather wise!

Lightning Safety

When thunder roars, GO INDOORS!

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