This video presents “Quebec Forest Fires Trigger Smog Advisory for Ottawa”:

  • A smog advisory was issued for most of eastern Ontario on Tuesday (July 2, 2013), including the City of Ottawa.

Smog Alert from July 2, 2013: City of Ottawa, Eastern and Parts of Southern Ontario

Smog Alert from July 2, 2013: City of Ottawa, Eastern and Parts of Southern Ontario

A SMOG ADVISORY* has been issued by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for the following forecast regions for Tuesday July 2, 2013:

  • City of Hamilton
  • City of Toronto
  • Halton – Peel
  • York – Durham

The SMOG ADVISORY for the following forecast region(s) is still in effect:

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This is an update to my previous blog Smog Alert: Halton-Peel & Southwestern Ontario Regions Aug.3, 2012.

The existing Smog Alert of August 3, 2012, is now expanded to include the following additional forecast regions in Ontario, Canada:

  • Barrie-Orillia-Midland
  • Belleville-Quinte-Northumberland
  • City of Toronto
  • Dufferin-Innisfil
  • Grey-Bruce
  • Haliburton
  • Kingston-Prince Edward
  • Parry Sound-Muskoka-Huntsville
  • Peterborough-Kawartha Lakes
  • Stirling-Tweed-South Frontenac
  • York-Durham

A Smog Advisory remains in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton
  • Dunnville-Caledonia-Haldimand
  • Elgin
  • Halton-Peel
  • Huron-Perth
  • London-Middlesex
  • Niagara
  • Oxford-Brant
  • Sarnia-Lambton
  • Simcoe-Delhi-Norfolk
  • Waterloo-Wellington
  • Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent

Air Quality Index (AQI) Category: 50-99 Poor Poor, is shown in this Air Quality Forecast map of August 4, 2012:

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Smog Alert: Halton-Peel & Southwestern Ontario Aug.3, 2012

Smog Alert: Halton-Peel & Southwestern Ontario Aug.3, 2012

A SMOG ADVISORY* has been issued by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for the following forecast regions for August 3, 2012:

  • City of Hamilton
  • Dunnville-Caledonia-Haldimand
  • Elgin
  • Halton-Peel
  • Huron-Perth
  • London-Middlesex
  • Niagara
  • Oxford-Brant
  • Sarnia-Lambton
  • Simcoe-Delhi-Norfolk
  • Waterloo-Wellington
  • Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent
Smog Alert: Halton-Peel & Southwestern Ontario Aug.3, 2012

Smog Alert: Halton-Peel & Southwestern Ontario Aug.3, 2012

Hot and sunny conditions with light south to southeasterly winds are resulting in elevated smog levels across parts of southern Ontario.

This smog advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

* A Smog Advisory means that there is a strong likelihood that there may be poor air quality within the next 24 hours due to ground-level ozone and/or particulate matter.

The Air Quality Index (AQI):

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Smog Alert: Toronto, Halton-Peel & York-Durham July 13, 2012

Smog Alert: Toronto, Halton-Peel & York-Durham July 13, 2012

A SMOG ADVISORY* has been issued by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for the following forecast regions for July 13, 2012:

  • City of Toronto
  • Halton-Peel
  • York-Durham
Smog Alert: Toronto, Halton-Peel & York-Durham July 13, 2012

Smog Alert: Toronto, Halton-Peel & York-Durham July 13, 2012

Hot and hazy conditions combined with southerly winds are resulting in elevated smog levels across parts of southern Ontario.

This smog advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

* A Smog Advisory means that there is a strong likelihood that there may be poor air quality within the next 24 hours due to ground-level ozone and/or particulate matter.

The Air Quality Index (AQI):

Read more of Smog Alert: Toronto, Halton-Peel & York-Durham July 13, 2012

This is an update to my previous blog Smog Alert: Parts of Southern & Western Ontario June 28, 2012.

The existing Smog Alert of June 28, 2012, is now expanded to include the following additional forecast regions in Ontario, Canada:

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

Read more of Ontario’s Smog Alert: Expanded to Include City of Toronto & Parts of Central Ontario June 28, 2012

Smog Alert: Southern, Central & Parts of Northern and Eastern Ontario June 20, 2012

Smog Alert: Southern, Central & Parts of Northern and Eastern Ontario June 20, 2012

A SMOG ADVISORY* has been issued by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for the following forecast regions for Wednesday, June 20, 2012:

  • Bancroft-Bon Echo
  • Barrie-Orillia-Midland
  • Belleville-Quinte-Northumberland
  • Brockville-Leeds and Grenville
  • Burk’s Falls-Bayfield Inlet
  • City of Hamilton
  • City of Toronto
  • Dufferin-Innisfil
  • Dunnville-Caledonia-Haldimand
  • Elgin
  • Elliot Lake-Ranger Lake
  • Greater Sudbury and Vicinity
  • Grey-Bruce
  • Haliburton
  • Halton-Peel
  • Huron-Perth
  • Kingston-Prince Edward
  • London-Middlesex
  • Manitoulin-Northshore-Killarney
  • Niagara
  • North Bay-West Nipissing
  • 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
Smog Alert: Southern, Central & Parts of Northern and Eastern Ontario June 20, 2012

Smog Alert: Southern, Central & Parts of Northern and Eastern Ontario June 20, 2012

A smog advisory is in effect for Southern, Central, Mostly Northern & Parts of Eastern Ontario June 20, 2012.

  • This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

* A Smog Advisory means that there is a strong likelihood that there may be poor air quality within the next 24 hours due to ground-level ozone and/or particulate matter.

The Air Quality Index (AQI):

  • It is an indicator of air quality, based on air pollutants  that have adverse effects on human health and the environment.
    • Smog is harmful to the lungs and heart.
    • Even in healthy people, smog can reduce lung function.

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Smog Alert: Southern Ontario and Some Parts of Central Ontario June 9, 2012

Smog Alert: Southern Ontario and Some Parts of Central Ontario June 9, 2012

A SMOG ADVISORY* has been issued by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for the following forecast regions for Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10, 2012:

  • Barrie-Orillia-Midland
  • City of Hamilton
  • City of Toronto
  • Dufferin-Innisfil
  • Dunnville-Caledonia-Haldimand
  • Elgin
  • Grey-Bruce
  • Halton-Peel
  • Huron-Perth
  • London-Middlesex
  • Niagara
  • Oxford-Brant
  • Parry Sound-Muskoka-Huntsville
  • Sarnia-Lambton
  • Simcoe-Delhi-Norfolk
  • Waterloo-Wellington
  • Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent
  • York-Durham
Smog Alert: Southern Ontario and Parts of Central Ontario June 9-10, 2012

Smog Alert: Southern Ontario and Parts of Central Ontario June 9-10, 2012

A smog advisory is in effect for Southern Ontario and parts of Central Ontario.

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