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Alerts for: Shelburne County


10:33 PM ADT Tuesday 27 July 2021
Special air quality statement in effect for:

  • Shelburne County

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

Locations: most of Nova Scotia.

Time span: Until Wednesday evening.

Remarks: Smoke from forest fires in western Canada has spread over Nova Scotia. While most of the smoke will remain aloft, some has descended to near ground level causing reduced air quality. The associated haze is giving 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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