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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 Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
 
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 17:00 CDT
104
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 39 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 104 Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
93
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
84
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
28
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
93
Moderate
Ozone
32
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
84
Moderate
Forecast Discussion: Tuesday through Thursday, light to moderate westerly to southwesterly winds will bring a large plume of Saharan dust into the state, increasing particle concentrations. In addition, pollutant carryover from day to day will be high. As a result, AQI levels will be mid- to high-Moderate in most locations on all three days, with Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups AQI levels expected in Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, and Shreveport on Tuesday.
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