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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
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)
54 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
64 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
54 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
46 
Good
Ozone
64 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
53 
Moderate
Forecast Discussion: Friday, mostly sunny skies will aid ozone production in Louisiana. In addition, smoke from regional fires may impact the state, increasing particle levels and enhancing ozone formation. However, light northerly winds will aid pollutant dispersion. Therefore, AQI levels will be Good to low-Moderate. Saturday, light and variable winds will reduce pollutant dispersion, and sunny, warm conditions will enhance ozone production throughout Louisiana. As a result, AQI levels will be Moderate in most cities. Sunday, easterly winds will strengthen slightly, dispersing pollutants. However, partly to mostly sunny skies will support ozone formation, leading to Good to low-Moderate AQI levels.

Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 20:00 CDT
135
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Health Message: People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce 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 54 Moderate
Particles (PM2.5) 135 Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

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