Illinois
 
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
 
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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State Air Quality Resources
Illinois EPA - Air Quality Index (AQI)
Illinois EPA - Air Quality Information
Illinois EPA - Bureau of Air
Illinois EPA - Contact Information
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Partners for Clean Air
Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago
 
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printable summary
FORECAST CURRENT
AQI
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Aurora/Elgin
Good
Good
19 
Bloomington/Normal
Good
Good
25 
Champaign
Good
Good
15 
Chicago
Good
Good
36 
Decatur
Good
Good
28 
Joliet/Will County
Good
Good
36 
Lake County
Good
Good
21 
North & West Suburbs (Chicago)
Good
Good
19 
Peoria
Good
Good
17 
Rock Island-Moline
Good
Good
19 
Rockford
Good
Good
19 
South & West Suburbs (Chicago)
Good
Good
23 
Springfield
Good
Good
28 
St. Louis (Metro-east)
Good
Good
30 
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.