Minneapolis-St. Paul
 
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AQI: Good (0 - 50) AQI: Good (0 - 50)
Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
AQI: Moderate (51 - 100) AQI: Moderate (51 - 100)
Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150) AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150)
Although general public is not likely to be affected at this AQI range, people with lung disease, older adults and children are at a greater risk from exposure to ozone, whereas persons with heart and lung disease, older adults and children are at greater risk from the presence of particles in the air.
AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200) AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200)
Everyone may begin to experience health effects members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.
 AQI:Very Unhealthy (201 - 300) AQI: Very Unhealthy (201 - 300)
Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects.
AQI: Hazardous(301 - 500) AQI: Hazardous (301 - 500)
Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 16:00 CST
90
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
Note: Values above 500 are considered Beyond the AQI. Follow recommendations for the Hazardous category. Additional information on reducing exposure to extremely high levels of particle pollution is available here.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Particles (PM2.5) 90 Moderate
Air Quality Forecast
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Moderate Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Moderate Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Particles (PM2.5)
Moderate
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
Moderate
Moderate
Forecast Discussion: A slow-moving low pressure system over Iowa will continue to maintain light easterly winds over Minnesota with clouds and fog allowing particle pollution formation over much of the central and southern portions of the state on Sunday. Low to medium Yellow (moderate) AQI conditions are expected for these areas which includes St. Cloud, the Twin Cities, Rochester, and much of south central Minnesota. Despite winds becoming southwesterly overnight Sunday, high particle carryover from the weekend will maintain Yellow AQI conditions in the Twin Cities and southern/southeastern areas of the state for much of the day Monday. AQI conditions will slowly improve to Green (good) on Tuesday as winds increase allowing for more atmospheric mixing of particle pollutants.
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