Prince George Socked In With Wildfire Smoke
Prince George, B.C. – The smoke from wildfires in the Province has blanketed Prince George, and the level of particulates is extremely high.
The provincial target for PM 2.5 is 25 µg/m3. At 9 this evening, the level of PM 2.5 was sitting at 511.9 µg/m3,
The level of PM 10, was siting at 407.5 µg/m3. The provincial target for PM 10 is 50.
The 24 hour rolling average shows level of PM 2.5 is more than 3 times the Provincial target as the 24 hour rolling average was 89.1 for PM 2.5 while the 24 hour rolling average for PM10 was sitting at 92.7.