Air Quality Alert for Ramsey County through Dec. 13
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air quality alert for the Twin Cities effective Tuesday, Dec. 11 through 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. The affected area includes all of Ramsey County.
Air pollution is expected to reach a level considered unhealthy for sensitive groups which includes:
- People who have asthma or other breathing conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- People who have heart disease or high blood pressure
- Children and older adults
- People of all ages who are doing extended or heavy, physical activity like playing sports or working outdoors
More about health effects, safety tips and what you can do to reduce air pollution is available online from the MPCA.