UPDATE: Air quality statement ends for Windsor-Essex

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A special air quality statement issued for several regions, including Windsor-Essex, has ended.

The statement was issued Saturday afternoon as a result of the hot and humid weather conditions. However, the air quality statement ended around 8:55 p.m. as elevated pollution levels were “no longer expected or have moved out of the area”.

A heat warning remains in effect.

Residents are reminded to limit strenuous outdoor activities when air quality statements are in effect.