Edmonton - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 4:00 PM MDT Wednesday 30 July 2014

5Moderate Risk

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
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Low Risk
(1-3)
Moderate Risk
(4-6)
High Risk
(7-10)
Very High Risk

At-Risk Population:

General Population:

  • No need to modify your usual outdoor activities unless you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.

Forecast Maximums

Issued at: 4:00 PM MDT Wednesday 30 July 2014

Wednesday night
5 - Moderate Risk
Thursday
4 - Moderate 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, or your physician.

Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.

Did you know...?

After a labour dispute shut down an American steel mill, respiratory hospital admissions in children substantially decreased. They increased to pre-strike levels when it ended.

The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Health and Wellness.