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Alerts for: Guysborough County


4:53 AM ADT Tuesday 27 July 2021
Special air quality statement in effect for:

  • Guysborough County

Smoke from distant forest fires may cause a reduction to air quality.

Locations: most of Nova Scotia.

Time span: this afternoon into Wednesday.

Remarks: Smoke from forest fires in western Canada is expected to spread over Nova Scotia this afternoon. While most of the smoke will remain aloft, some may descend to near ground level causing reduced air quality. Associated haze will likely give the sun a reddish appearance.

Be air aware! Check your local weather forecasts and alerts so you know when to take extra care.

Visit for information on how to reduce your health risk and your personal contribution to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

Issued by Environment Canada and the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness


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