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Kentucky
 
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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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State Air Quality Resources
American Lung Association (ALA) of Kentucky
Kentucky Air Quality Index (AQI) Program
Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
Kentucky Division for Air Quality
Kentucky Division for Air Quality - Contacts
Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District
 
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printable summary
FORECAST CURRENT
AQI
Sun
Sep 23
Mon
Sep 24
Ashland
aqi not available
aqi not available
19 
Baskett
aqi not available
aqi not available
 
Bowling Green
aqi not available
aqi not available
Elizabethtown
aqi not available
aqi not available
12 
Hazard
aqi not available
aqi not available
10 
Lexington
Good
aqi not available
22 
Louisville
Good
Moderate
21 
Mammoth Cave National Park
34
aqi not available
17 
Northern Kentucky
aqi not available
aqi not available
21 
Owensboro
aqi not available
aqi not available
18 
Paducah
aqi not available
aqi not available
18 
Pikeville
aqi not available
aqi not available
17 
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.