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Current Weather
°C 14
Clear
Updated: Sat. Oct 25, 2014, 19:05 EDT
  • Feels Like: -
  • Pressure: 100.3 kPa
Current Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)

3

Low Risk Observed: Saturday, October 25, 2014 06:00 PM EDT

AQHI Forecast Maximums

Issued: Saturday, October 25, 2014 06:00 PM EDT

3

Saturday Night: Low Risk

At Risk Population: Enjoy your usual outdoor activities.

General Population: Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.


2

Sunday: Low Risk

At Risk Population: Enjoy your usual outdoor activities.

General Population: Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.


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  • Low
    1 - 3
  • Moderate
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  • High
    7 - 10
  • V. High
    10 +



 
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