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AQI: Good (0 - 50) AQI: Moderate (51 - 100) AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150) AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200) AQI: Very Unhealthy (201 - 300) AQI: Hazardous(301 - 500) Action DayAction Day
 
Local Air Quality Resources
Current AQI Data | Ozone Action Program
 
State Air Quality Resources
American Lung Association (ALA) of Louisiana
Louisiana DEQ - Air
Louisiana DEQ - Office Address/Phone Listing
Louisiana DEQ - Ozone Pollution and Prevention
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
Air Quality Forecast
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
84 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
67 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
84 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
55 
Moderate
Ozone
67 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
50 
Good
Forecast Discussion: Tuesday, morning fog and mist will enhance particle production, especially across southern Louisiana. However, as a weak cold front moves through the state, light to moderate northwesterly winds will help to disperse pollutants, and partly to mostly cloudy skies will limit ozone formation. Therefore, AQI levels will be Good to low-Moderate statewide. Wednesday, surface high pressure moving across Louisiana will produce light and variable winds, reducing pollutant dispersion. Furthermore, increasing sunshine and warm temperatures will enhance ozone formation. These conditions will lead to Moderate AQI levels statewide, with high-Moderate AQI levels expected in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Thursday, as high pressure moves east and a cold front approaches from the west, light to moderate southerly winds will develop in Louisiana, helping to disperse pollutants. However, partly to mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures will continue to support ozone production, leading to Good to low-Moderate AQI levels across the state.

Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 11:00 CDT
54
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Particles (PM2.5) 54 Moderate
Ozone 38 Good

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