Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Winter Wonderland - - Soot Alert Wednesday For Much Of Wisconsin

Watch for Particle Pollution

An Air Quality Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for air pollutants to reach the Orange level based on the Air Quality Index.
Start Time: 1:00 AM CST Wednesday, December 29, 2010
End Time: 7:00 AM CST Thursday, December 30, 2010
Counties: Brown, Calumet, Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Fond Du Lac, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Kewaunee, Lafayette, Manitowoc, Marquette, Milwaukee, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha, Winnebago


Air Quality Index
(AQI) Values
Levels of Health ConcernColors
When the AQI
is in this range:
...air quality conditions symbolized
by this color:
0 to 50GoodGreen
51 to 100ModerateYellow
101 to 150Unhealthy for
Sensitive Groups
151 to 200UnhealthyRed
201 to 300Very UnhealthyPurple
301 to 500HazardousMaroon

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Funny how some East Coast cities get consistently better air quality than "rural" Wisconsin. The sad thing is that all this pollution isn't even caused by the production of anything of value. It's just form people driving their cars 10 miles to get a jug of milk.