Air Quality Advisory issued for Fraser Canyon - North Including Lillooet, B.C.

Jul 15, 2022
Affected Communities: 
District of Lillooet, Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B

Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement issued for: Fraser Canyon - north including Lillooet, B.C. (083110)
Issued at 2022-07-15 19:03

Current details: Smoky Skies Bulletin — July 15, 2022

The regions of BC below are being impacted or are likely to be impacted by wildfire smoke over the next 24-48 hours:

  • 100 Mile includes Hwy 97 from 108 Mile House to Clinton, Bridge Lake and Canim Lake.
  • Fraser Canyon (North) includes Lillooet and Andersen Lake.
  • Fraser Canyon (South) Trans Canada Highway 1 from Lytton to Choate.

Ongoing smoke impacts expected due to wildfire activity near Lytton.

The next bulletin update will be available July 16, 2022.

The bulletin can be accessed online at:
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/air/air-quality/air-advisories.

If you or those in your care are exposed to wildfire smoke, consider taking extra precautions to reduce your exposure. Wildfire smoke is a constantly-changing mixture of particles and gases which includes any  chemicals that can harm your health. For more details, please consult: www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/air-quality-health-index/wildfire-smoke.html.

For more information on current air quality, visit www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/air.

Visit www.airhealth.ca for information on how to reduce your health risk and your personal contribution to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

More details on this alert are available here.

The latest status and details on all alerts, including alerts that are not part of your subscription, can be found here: http://www.weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html

 

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