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AQI: Good (0 - 50) AQI: Good (0 - 50)
Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
AQI: Moderate (51 - 100) AQI: Moderate (51 - 100)
Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150) AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150)
Although general public is not likely to be affected at this AQI range, people with lung disease, older adults and children are at a greater risk from exposure to ozone, whereas persons with heart and lung disease, older adults and children are at greater risk from the presence of particles in the air.
AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200) AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200)
Everyone may begin to experience health effects members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.
 AQI:Very Unhealthy (201 - 300) AQI: Very Unhealthy (201 - 300)
Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects.
AQI: Hazardous(301 - 500) AQI: Hazardous (301 - 500)
Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.
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Local Air Quality Resources
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State Air Quality Resources
Air Quality Partnership of the Delaware Valley
American Lung Association (ALA) of New Jersey
NJDEP’s Air Monitoring website
New Jersey DEP - Air Program
New Jersey DEP - Contacts
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
 
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Air Quality Forecast
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
80 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
50 
Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
80 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
55 
Moderate
Ozone
50 
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
45 
Good
Forecast Discussion: 7/21 - An Ozone Action Day has been declared! Ozone is forecast to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category in portions of central and southern New Jersey due to light northwesterly winds, as well as, sunny and hot conditions. Sensitive individuals including the very young, the elderly, and persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma, should avoid strenuous outdoor activities during the afternoon and early evening hours. In addition, fine particles are expected to reach high into the moderate category for metropolitan areas of the state. 7/22 - Moderate ozone levels are forecast throughout New Jersey with partly sunny skies and light winds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day are expected to limit ozone production. Fine particulates are forecast to reach the moderate category in urban locations. 7/23 - Mostly cloudy skies and a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Sunday will allow air quality to return to the good category. 7/24 - Good air quality is expected on Monday due to partly sunny skies, a chance of rain showers, and winds from the northwest.

Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 4:00 EDT
55
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
Note: Values above 500 are considered Beyond the AQI. Follow recommendations for the Hazardous category. Additional information on reducing exposure to extremely high levels of particle pollution is available here.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone 31 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 55 Moderate

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