Air Quality Index Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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DAILY AQI REPORT
ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY...SPRINGFIELD IL
3PM CDT TUESDAY MAY 24 2016
THIS IS THE AIR QUALITY INDEX..AQI..REPORT FOR THE CHICAGO
METROPOLITAN AREA ENDING AT 3PM TODAY...

                AQI    DESCRIPTOR      CRITICAL            TOMORROW
    SECTOR     VALUE    CATEGORY       POLLUTANT           FORECAST

LAKE COUNTY....  80     MODERATE         OZONE             MODERATE

CHICAGO........ 122       USG            OZONE             MODERATE
SOUTH & WEST
SUBURBS........ 129       USG            OZONE             MODERATE
NORTH & WEST
SUBURBS........ 125       USG            OZONE             MODERATE

AURORA-ELGIN... 104       USG            OZONE             MODERATE
JOLIET/WILL
COUNTY......... 129       USG            OZONE             MODERATE

...REPORTS FOR OTHER METROPOLITAN AREAS ENDING AT 3PM TODAY...

ROCKFORD.......  58     MODERATE         OZONE             MODERATE

QUAD CITIES....  54     MODERATE         OZONE             MODERATE

PEORIA.........  90     MODERATE         OZONE             MODERATE
CHAMPAIGN/
URBANA......... 104       USG            OZONE             MODERATE
BLOOMINGTON/
NORMAL.........  87     MODERATE         OZONE             MODERATE

DECATUR........  74     MODERATE         OZONE             MODERATE

SPRINGFIELD....  56     MODERATE      PARTICULATES         MODERATE
METRO EAST/
EAST ST LOUIS..  87     MODERATE         OZONE             MODERATE

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

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE ILLINOIS EPA AT 217 785 8911
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