Harrisburg Weather - Ozone Forecast - abc27 WHTM

  • Ozone Forecast

When the AQI is: air quality conditions are: meaning:
0-50 Good Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
51-100 Moderate Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people. For example, people who are unusually sensitive to ozone may experience respiratory symptoms.
101-150 Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Although general public is not likely to be affected at this AQI range, people with lung disease, older adults and children are at a greater risk from exposure to ozone, whereas persons with heart and lung disease, older adults and children are at greater risk from the presence of particles in the air.
151 to 200 Unhealthy Everyone may begin to experience some adverse health effects, and members of the sensitive groups may experience more serious effects.
201 to 300 Very Unhealthy This would trigger a health alert signifying that everyone may experience more serious health effects.
301 to 500 Hazardous This would trigger a health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.
Source: U.S. Department of Environmental Protection
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