AQHI Forecast:


Forecast Issued on:
February 25, 2017


AQHI Forecast for Saturday by Stations.
Station Location AQHI AQHI Category
Barrie83 Perry St. N/A AQHI Not available for, Barrie
Belleville2 Sidney St., Water Treatment Plant N/A AQHI Not available for, Belleville
Brampton109 Mclaughlin Rd. S. N/A AQHI Not available for, Brampton
Brantford324 Grand River Ave. N/A AQHI Not available for, Brantford
BurlingtonNorth Shore Blvd. E. Lakeshore Rd. N/A AQHI Not available for, Burlington
Chatham435 Grand Ave. W. N/A AQHI Not available for, Chatham
CornwallBedford St. 3rd St. W. N/A AQHI Not available for, Cornwall
Dorset1026 Bellwood Acres Rd. N/A AQHI Not available for, Dorset
Grand BendPoint Blake Conservation Area N/A AQHI Not available for, Grand Bend
GuelphExhibition St. Clark St. W. N/A AQHI Not available for, Guelph
Hamilton DowntownElgin St. Kelly St. N/A AQHI Not available for, Hamilton Downtown
Hamilton MountainVickers Rd. E. 18th St. N/A AQHI Not available for, Hamilton Mountain
Hamilton WestMain St. W. Hwy 403 N/A AQHI Not available for, Hamilton West
Kingston23 Beechgrove Lane N/A AQHI Not available for, Kingston
KitchenerWest Ave. Homewood Ave. N/A AQHI Not available for, Kitchener
London42 St. Julien St. N/A AQHI Not available for, London
Mississauga3359 Mississauga Rd. N., U of T Campus N/A AQHI Not available for, Mississauga
NewmarketEagle St. W. McCaffrey Rd. N/A AQHI Not available for, Newmarket
North BayChippewa St. W., Dept. National Defence N/A AQHI Not available for, North Bay
OakvilleEighth Line, Glenashton Dr., Halton Res. N/A AQHI Not available for, Oakville
Oshawa2000 Simcoe St. N., Durham College N/A AQHI Not available for, Oshawa
Ottawa Central960 Carling Ave. N/A AQHI Not available for, Ottawa Central
Ottawa DowntownRideau St. Wurtemburg St. N/A AQHI Not available for, Ottawa Downtown
Parry Sound7 Bay St. N/A AQHI Not available for, Parry Sound
PetawawaPetawawa Research Forest Facility N/A AQHI Not available for, Petawawa
Peterborough10 Hospital Dr. N/A AQHI Not available for, Peterborough
Port Stanley43665 Dexter Line, Elgin Water T. Plt N/A AQHI Not available for, Port Stanley
Sarnia720 Christina St. N. N/A AQHI Not available for, Sarnia
Sault Ste. MarieSault College N/A AQHI Not available for, Sault Ste. Marie
St. CatharinesArgyle Cres., Pump Stn. N/A AQHI Not available for, St. Catharines
Sudbury155 Elm Street N/A AQHI Not available for, Sudbury
Thunder Bay421 James St. S. N/A AQHI Not available for, Thunder Bay
Tiverton4th Concession, Bruce Rd. 23 N/A AQHI Not available for, Tiverton
Toronto DowntownBay St. Wellesley St. W. N/A AQHI Not available for, Toronto Downtown
Toronto EastKennedy Rd. Lawrence Ave. E. N/A AQHI Not available for, Toronto East
Toronto West125 Resources Rd. N/A AQHI Not available for, Toronto West
Toronto North4905 Dufferin St., Eccc N/A AQHI Not available for, Toronto North
Windsor Downtown467 University Ave. W. N/A AQHI Not available for, Windsor Downtown
Windsor WestCollege Ave. South St. N/A AQHI Not available for, Windsor West

Forecast: Ontario's Air Quality Health Index

  • Environment Canada location AQHI forecasts updated at 5:00 pm EST February 25, 2017.

The AQHI is a health protection tool that is designed to help you make decisions to protect your health by limiting short-term exposure to air pollution and adjusting your activity levels during increased levels of air pollution. It is based on the following pollutants in our air: Ozone (O3), Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2).

Maps: Air Quality Health Index by Location

Tables: Air Quality Health Index by Location

Current Observations and Forecasts

Note: The Air Quality Health Index on this web page are based on automatically polled data and have not undergone final verification.

Note: N/A (Not Available) denotes invalid or missing data.

Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) Categories

Air Quality Health Index Categories, Values and Associated Colours
Air Quality Health Index Categories and Values
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Low Risk
(1 - 3)
Moderate Risk
(4 - 6)
High Risk
(7 - 10)
Very High Risk
 

Air Quality Health Index Categories and Health Messages

The table below provides the health messages for each category of the Air Quality Health Index for the "at risk" population and the general population.
Health Risk Air Quality Health Index Health Messages
At Risk Population* General Population
Low 1 - 3 Enjoy your usual outdoor activities. Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.
Moderate 4 - 6 Consider reducing or rescheduling strenuous activities outdoors if you are experiencing symptoms. No need to modify your usual outdoor activities unless you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.
High 7 - 10 Reduce or reschedule strenuous activities outdoors. Children and the elderly should also take it easy. Consider reducing or rescheduling strenuous activities outdoors if you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.
Very High Above 10 Avoid strenuous activities outdoors. Children and the elderly should also avoid outdoor physical exertion. Reduce or reschedule strenuous activities outdoors, especially if you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.

* People with heart or breathing problems are at greater risk. Follow your doctor's usual advice about exercising and managing your condition.