4:03 AM PDT Monday 21 September 2020 Special air quality statement in effect for:
Yoho Park - Kootenay Park
Smoky Skies Bulletin - September 20, 2020
Localized pockets of smoke may remain in confined (narrow) valleys across southeastern BC. Smoke concentrations continues to improve.
Check local monitoring data for hour-to-hour conditions: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/bcairquality/data/aqhi-table.html.
The next bulletin update will be available September 21, 2020.
The bulletin and map can be accessed online at: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/air/air-quality/air-advisories
If you or those in your care are exposed to wildfire smoke, consider taking extra precautions to reduce your exposure. Wildfire smoke is a constantly-changing mixture of particles and gasses which includes many chemicals that can harm your health. For more details, please consult www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/air-quality-health-index/wildfire-smoke.html.
For more information on current air quality, visit www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/air.
Visit www.airhealth.ca for information on how to reduce your health risk and your personal contribution to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.
Issued by Environment Canada and the B.C. Ministry of Environment