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
unhealthy in your area. Ozone and
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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.
- Fall '13