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Between four a.m. and 10 a.m. Saturday, Calgary noticed Air Quality Health Index values hitting 9 and 10 on the dimensions — presenting the very best doable well being danger.

Fires burning in B.C. for the final three weeks have actually “ramped up,” inflicting poor air high quality and lowering visibility, mentioned Alysa Pederson, a meteorologist with Environment Canada.

“What we saw this morning is as severe as it can get,” she mentioned.

The air high quality decreased as extra smoke blew in from northern Alberta and settled into the bottom early Saturday morning.

The smoke dissipated because the day went on, however there’s nonetheless a danger of it resurfacing into Saturday evening, Pederson mentioned.

For the remainder of the weekend, the utmost Air Quality Health Index is predicted to fluctuate between four and 6 and presents a reasonable well being danger.

Pederson mentioned Calgary is extra possible within the clear after Sunday, with the low stress system transferring the smoke in direction of Saskatchewan.

Environment Canada mentioned rain showers will assist enhance circumstances on Saturday and Sunday.


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Every individual will react in another way to inhaling smoke, Pederson mentioned.

It’s about managing the dangers that include these advisories and monitoring the way you’re feeling.

With pets, look ahead to shortness of breath, and if doable, convey them someplace air-conditioned or much less smoky.

Keep updated on present climate circumstances and alerts with Environment Canada.

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