North Okanagan - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 9:00 PM PDT Thursday 13 May 2021

3Low 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: 5:00 PM PDT Thursday 13 May 2021

Thursday night

2 - Low Risk

Friday

2 - Low Risk

Friday night

2 - Low Risk

Saturday

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...?

High levels of air pollution can trigger or worsen asthma attacks. Asthma is the #1 cause of hospital admissions among children.


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 ConditionsFootnote


3 - Low Risk

Calculated at:

9:00 PM PDT Thursday 13 May 2021

 

Forecast Maximums


Thursday night
2 - Low Risk



Friday
2 - Low Risk



Friday night
2 - Low Risk



Saturday
2 - Low Risk




Issued at:

5:00 PM PDT Thursday 13 May 2021

 

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.

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