Red Deer is no longer under a special air quality statement.
Environment Canada issued a special air quality statement for Red Deer and area on Sunday as smoke from forest fires is creating poor air quality and reducing visibility.
As of Monday morning the health risk was rated at 6, which is considered moderate on the air quality health index. The air cleared up throughout the day, bringing the health risk to 2 or a low risk on the AQHI.
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.