Ontario’s Smog Advisory Terminated August 5, 2012

Ontario’s Smog Advisory Terminated August 5, 2012

This is an update to my previous blog Expanded Smog Alert Includes Central & Eastern Ontario Regions Aug.4, 2012.

The good news is that effective immediately a Smog Advisory has been lifted by the Ministry of the Environment for the following forecast regions:

  • Barrie-Orillia-Midland
  • Belleville-Quinte-Northumberland
  • City of Hamilton
  • City of Toronto
  • Dufferin-Innisfil
  • Dunnville-Caledonia-Haldimand
  • Elgin
  • Grey-Bruce
  • Haliburton
  • Halton-Peel
  • Huron-Perth
  • Kingston-Prince Edward
  • London-Middlesex
  • Niagara
  • Oxford-Brant
  • Parry Sound-Muskoka-Huntsville
  • Peterborough-Kawartha Lakes
  • Sarnia-Lambton
  • Simcoe-Delhi-Norfolk
  • Stirling-Tweed-South Frontenac
  • Waterloo-Wellington
  • Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent
  • York-Durham

Please click here to read the improved Current Air Quality Index (AQI) Readings for Ontario on Sunday, August 5, 2012, 11:00 am.

  • A Smog Advisory is issued in your region when the AQI is expected to reach 50 in the next 24 hours.
  • It can be lifted once the AQI is expected to reach or drops below 50.

Increasing cloudiness and unsettled weather are resulting in cleaner air in the air quality forecast regions listed above.



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