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Air quality alert issued for Ramsey County for September 15

Update: The air quality alert for Sept. 15 has been canceled. 

An air quality alert has been issued for Friday, Sept. 15 from noon - 8 p.m. 

Temperatures near 90 degrees, wildfire smoke and plentiful sunshine will result in air quality levels considered unhealthy for sensitive groups, which include people with preexisting respiratory or cardiovascular conditions, the elderly, children, and individuals who participate in outdoor activities requiring extended or heavy exertion.

The worst conditions are expected during the afternoon and early evening.

Health and safety tips

Tips for staying safe during periods of poor air quality are available from Be Air Aware.

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 7:30 a.m.