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Unformatted text preview: weather forecast. You can find daily ozone forecasts and real-time ozone conditions for over 300 cities across the country at the AIRNow Web site: airnow.gov. You may also find air quality reported in your newspaper’s weather section or on radio or television, particularly when conditions are unhealthy. All of these sources use the Air Quality Index (or AQI) to report levels of ozone and other common pollutants in the air. The AQI, shown above, is a simple color-coded scale. For example, yellow means “moderate” conditions and red means “unhealthy” conditions. This color scheme can help you know, at a glance, if air pollutants are reaching unhealthy levels in your area. The illustration to the right shows how you might see the AQI used in a newspaper. AQI in a Newspaper—Example ➲ Check daily ozone levels ➲ Access air quality resources View air quality maps that show current and forecast ozone levels. Find out if ozone concentrations are unhealthy in your area. Ozone and Your Health a free service that will alert you via email when air...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2014 for the course SUST 520 taught by Professor Asunkis during the Fall '13 term at Black Hills State University.

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