Environment Canada Special Air Quality Statement for Peace River

Environment Canada Special Air Quality Statement for Peace River

May 30, 2019

Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement for the Peace River area due to the wildfire smoke.

Aside from the heavy smoke in town we remain safe and are not under an evacuation alert.

Here are some information sources that may be helpful during this time

Information on evacuation orders and alerts: http://www.emergencyalert.alberta.ca/
Information on Special Air Quality Statement for the region including Town of Peace River: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ab32

Additional useful information sources

Air Quality Health Index Map: http://airquality.alberta.ca/map/
Understanding Air Quality Health Index Messages: https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/air-quality-health-index/understanding-messages.html
AHS Wildfire Smoke and your health FAQ: https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Alberta/AlbertaDocuments/wildfire-smoke-and-your-health.pdf
Forecast for smoke in the area: http://firesmoke.ca/