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Alerts in Effect
Special Air Quality StatementIssued at 04:42 Wednesday 28 July 2021
Smoke from distant forest fires will cause a reduction to air quality.
Locations: most of Nova Scotia.
Time span: until this evening.
Remarks: Smoke from forest fires in western Canada has spread over Nova Scotia. While most of the smoke will remain aloft, some has descended to near ground level causing reduced air quality. The associated haze is giving the sun a reddish appearance.
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.