Castlegar - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 5:00 AM PDT Friday 18 September 2020

7High 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:

  • Consider reducing or rescheduling strenuous activities outdoors if you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.

Issued at: 6:00 AM PDT Friday 18 September 2020

Friday

8 - High Risk

Friday night

8 - High 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...?

Air pollution levels can be high even in parks and rural areas.


The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services and the B.C. Lung Association.

AQHIScale

Observed ConditionsFootnote


7 - High Risk

Calculated at:

5:00 AM PDT Friday 18 September 2020

 

Forecast Maximums


Friday
8 - High Risk



Friday night
8 - High Risk



Saturday
6 - Moderate Risk




Issued at:

6:00 AM PDT Friday 18 September 2020

 

The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services and the B.C. Lung Association.

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