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Current Weather
°C 19
Overcast
Updated: Wed. Aug 20, 2014, 2:25 EDT
  • Feels Like: -
  • Pressure: 101.1 kPa
Current Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)

2

Low Risk Observed: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 01:00 AM EDT

AQHI Forecast Maximums

Issued: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 01:00 AM EDT

3

Tuesday Night: Low Risk

At Risk Population: Enjoy your usual outdoor activities.

General Population: Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.


4

Wednesday: Moderate Risk

At Risk Population: Consider reducing or rescheduling strenuous activities outdoors if you are experiencing symptoms.

General Population: Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.


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