Air Quality Index Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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DAILY AQI REPORT
ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY...SPRINGFIELD IL
4PM CDT TUESDAY AUGUST 26 2014

THIS IS THE AIR QUALITY INDEX..AQI..REPORT FOR THE CHICAGO
METROPOLITAN AREA ENDING AT 4PM TODAY...

                AQI    DESCRIPTOR      CRITICAL            TOMORROW
    SECTOR     VALUE    CATEGORY       POLLUTANT           FORECAST

LAKE COUNTY....  30       GOOD        PARTICULATES         MODERATE

CHICAGO........  53     MODERATE      PARTICULATES         MODERATE
SOUTH & WEST
SUBURBS........  62     MODERATE      PARTICULATES         MODERATE
NORTH & WEST
SUBURBS........  30       GOOD        PARTICULATES         MODERATE

AURORA-ELGIN...  31       GOOD           OZONE             MODERATE
JOLIET/WILL
COUNTY.........  32       GOOD        PARTICULATES         MODERATE

...REPORTS FOR OTHER METROPOLITAN AREAS ENDING AT 4PM TODAY...

ROCKFORD.......  30       GOOD        PARTICULATES         MODERATE

QUAD CITIES....  30       GOOD           OZONE             MODERATE

PEORIA.........  34       GOOD           OZONE             MODERATE
CHAMPAIGN/
URBANA.........  67     MODERATE      PARTICULATES         MODERATE
BLOOMINGTON/
NORMAL.........  67     MODERATE      PARTICULATES         MODERATE

DECATUR........  67     MODERATE      PARTICULATES         MODERATE

SPRINGFIELD....  67     MODERATE      PARTICULATES         MODERATE
METRO EAST/
EAST ST LOUIS.. 129       USG            OZONE             MODERATE

USG...UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS...ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS AND
PEOPLE WITH PULMONARY OR RESPIRATORY DISEASE SUCH AS ASTHMA SHOULD LIMIT
PROLONGED OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

AQI RANGES AND CATEGORIES... 0 TO 50...GOOD   51 TO 100...MODERATE
101 TO 150...UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS   151 TO 200...UNHEALTHY
201 TO 300...VERY UNHEALTHY   301 TO 500...HAZARDOUS

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE ILLINOIS EPA AT 217 785 8911
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