New Jersey Highlands
 
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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.
Action DayAction Day
 
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 22:00 EDT
68
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 64 Moderate
Particles (PM2.5) 68 Moderate
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
105
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Health Message: Active children and adults, and people with lung disease, such as asthma, should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
ACTION DAY
Air Quality Index (AQI)
50
Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
105
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Particles (PM2.5)
55
Moderate
Ozone
50
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
50
Good
Forecast Discussion: 6/18 - An Ozone Action Day has been declared! Ozone is forecast to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category for locations along the I-95 corridor and locations north due to light winds, record high temperatures, and abundant sunshine. 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, levels of fine particulates are forecast to reach the moderate category throughout the state in response to light surface winds and increasing humidity. 6/19 - A cold front is expected to pass through New Jersey on Tuesday morning bringing a cleaner air mass into the region. Ozone levels are expected to lower, reaching the low moderate category in southern locations and along the shore. Fine particulates are expected to return to the good category state-wide.
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