Air Quality Index ratings for Southern Oregon
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Updated 15 minutes after every hour – Map and ratings provided by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
|A Q R||GOOD||MODERATE||U F S G||UNHEALTHY||VERY UNHEALTHY||HAZARDOUS|
|The Air Quality Index (AQI) is the EPA’s scale for rating air quality
UFSG = UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS
|Air Quality Index Levels of Health Concern||Numerical Value||Meaning|
|Good||0 to 50||Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk|
|Moderate||51 to 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.|
|Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups||101 to 150||Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected.|
|Unhealthy||151 to 200||Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.|
|Very Unhealthy||201 to 300||Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.|
|Hazardous||301 to 500||Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects|