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Grande-Île, QC

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Smog Warning

Issued at 15:30 Saturday 21 January 2017
Summary

High concentrations of fine particulates are expected and will result in poor air quality.

High levels of pollutants are expected to persist until Sunday morning.

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In Quebec, wood heating is the main source of fine particles that contribute to smog during winter. This activity generates the largest number of these particulates, more than industrial activities and transportation.

Additional information:

To learn more about the Info-Smog program, go to Environment Canada’s website at www.ec.gc.ca/info-smog.

For air quality indexes in Quebec, visit the website of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques at www.mddelcc.gouv.qc.ca/air/iqa.

For the air quality index in Montréal, visit the Réseau de surveillance de la qualité de l’air de la Ville de Montréal’s website at www.rsqa.qc.ca.

To learn more about the effects of smog on your health, visit the Direction régionale de santé publique du CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal’s website at www.santemontreal.qc.ca/en/healthy-living/healthy-environment/info-smog or the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux’s website at www.msss.gouv.qc.ca/sujets/santepub/environnement.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada

Special Weather Statement

Issued at 13:57 Saturday 21 January 2017
Summary

Snow returns on Tuesday.

A Colorado low will affect Southern Quebec on Tuesday. Snow at times heavy and possibly mixed with ice pellets will gradually begin Tuesday morning over Southwestern Quebec. The snow will then move into Central and Eastern Quebec Tuesday afternoon and evening. Significant snowfall amounts as well as blowing snow are expected over several regions of Quebec on Tuesday.

The poor weather conditions could lead to transportation delays.

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Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpiq_tempetes-qspc_storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #meteoqc.



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