A smog advisory continues to be in effect for southwestern Ontario

A smog advisory continues to be in effect for southwestern Ontario

This is an update to my previous blogs:

Effective immediately, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment in Canada has lifted the Smog Advisory (June 28, 2012) for the following forecast regions because increasing wind speeds are allowing for good mixing and dispersion of pollutants, resulting in cleaner air:

  • Barrie-Orillia-Midland
  • Belleville-Quinte-Northumberland
  • City of Toronto
  • Dufferin-Innisfil
  • Grey-Bruce
  • Halton-Peel
  • Peterborough-Kawartha Lakes
  • Waterloo-Wellington
  • York-Durham

However, a Smog Advisory remains in effect for:

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A smog advisory continues to be in effect for southern, and parts of central and eastern Ontario

A smog advisory continues to be in effect for southern, and parts of central and eastern Ontario

This is an update to my previous blog Smog Alert: Southern, Central & Parts of Northern and Eastern Ontario June 20, 2012.

Effective immediately, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment in Canada has lifted the Smog Advisory (June 20, 2012) for the following forecast regions because increasing wind speeds ahead of a cold front are allowing for good mixing and dispersion of pollutants, resulting in cleaner air in the air quality forecast regions listed as follows:

  • Burk’s Falls-Bayfield Inlet
  • Elliot Lake-Ranger Lake
  • Greater Sudbury and Vicinity
  • Manitoulin-Northshore-Killarney
  • North Bay-West Nipissing
Smog Advisory is Partially Lifted for Parts of Ontario June 20, 2012

Smog Advisory is Partially Lifted for Parts of Ontario June 20, 2012

However, a Smog Advisory remains in effect for:

  • Bancroft-Bon Echo
  • Barrie-Orillia-Midland
  • Belleville-Quinte-Northumberland
  • Brockville-Leeds and Grenville
  • 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

Hot, sunny conditions, combined with a southwesterly flow of polluted air from the U.S. and local build-up of pollutants are resulting in elevated smog levels across southern, central, and parts of eastern Ontario.

This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

The details of the smog forecast for these affected regions are as follows:

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A smog advisory continues to be in effect for parts of southern and central Ontario.

A smog advisory continues to be in effect for parts of southern and central Ontario.

This is an update to my previous blog Smog Alert: Southern Ontario and Parts of Central Ontario June 9-10, 2012.

Effective immediately, the Ministry of the Environment has lifted its Smog Advisory for the following forecast regions:

  • Grey-Bruce
  • Huron-Perth
  • London-Middlesex
  • Sarnia-Lambton
  • Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent

A Smog Advisory remains in effect for:

  • Barrie-Orillia-Midland
  • City of Hamilton
  • City of Toronto
  • Dufferin-Innisfil
  • Dunnville-Caledonia-Haldimand
  • Elgin
  • Halton-Peel
  • Niagara
  • Oxford-Brant
  • Parry Sound-Muskoka-Huntsville
  • Simcoe-Delhi-Norfolk
  • Waterloo-Wellington
  • York-Durham

Read more of Smog Advisory Partially Lifted for Parts of Southwestern Ontario June 11, 2012

19 Forecast Regions of Ontario are Under a Smog Advisory for July 2, 2011

19 Forecast Regions of Ontario are Under a Smog Advisory for July 2, 2011

This is an update to my previous blog Smog Advisory for July 1, 2011: Elgin, Sarnia-Lambton, Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent.

This  Smog Advisory* remains in effect for the above three forecast regions in Ontario, Canada.

Furthermore, the Ministry of the Environment is expanding its existing Smog Advisory for tomorrow, Saturday July 2, to include the following 16 forecast regions in Ontario:

  • Barrie-Orillia-Midland
  • Belleville-Quinte-Northumberland
  • City of Hamilton
  • City of Toronto
  • Dufferin-Innisfil
  • Dunnville-Caledonia-Haldimand
  • Grey-Bruce
  • Halton-Peel
  • Huron-Perth
  • Kingston-Prince Edward
  • London-Middlesex
  • Niagara
  • Oxford-Brant
  • Simcoe-Delhi-Norfolk
  • Waterloo-Wellington
  • York-Durham
19 Forecast Regions of Ontario are Under a Smog Advisory for July 2, 2011

19 Forecast Regions of Ontario are Under a Smog Advisory for July 2, 2011

During the smog episode, individuals may experience:

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