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Air Quality Notifications

Air Quality Notifications

 

Wednesday, August 16: 90 AQI – MODERATE

Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.

 

*IMPORTANT NOTE*: To obtain the appropriate air quality forecast for emergency generator testing, go to http://www.nj.gov/dep/aqpp/aqforecast/index.htm

Index

AQI: Good (0 - 50)0-50

Good: Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.

AQI: Moderate (51 - 100)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 who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.

AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150)101-150

USG (Unhealthy for sensitive groups): Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected.

AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200)151-200

Unhealthy: Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.

 AQI:Very Unhealthy (201 - 300)201-300

Very Unhealthy: Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects.

AQI: Hazardous(301 - 500)301-500

Hazardous: Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.
For additional air quality information on New Jersey, go to http://www.njaqinow.net/