Smog Advisory Update: Partially Lifted for Northern Ontario May 21, 2012

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

This is an update to my previous blog Ontario’s Smog Advisory: Expanded to Include City of Ottawa & Vicinity May 20, 2012.

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

  • Elliot Lake-Ranger Lake
  • Greater Sudbury and Vicinity
  • Manitoulin-Northshore-Killarney
  • North Bay-West Nipissing
  • Sault Ste. Marie-Superior East

The following Air Quality Index (AQI) Categories are shown in this Air Quality Forecast map:

AQI Colour
16-31 Good Good
32-49 Moderate Moderate
50-99 Poor Poor

 However, a Smog Advisory remains in effect for:

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