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Jul 7, 2013 5:49 PM by Jacqui Heinrich, jheinrich@koaa.com

Ozone Action Day Alert issued for Front Range

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Regional Air Quality Council have issued an OZONE ACTION DAY ALERT at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2013 for the Front Range Urban Corridor from El Paso County north to Larimer and Weld counties, including the Denver-Boulder area, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Greeley.

Ozone concentrations are expected to be in the Good-to-Moderate range on Sunday and in the Moderate to Unhealthy-for-Sensitive-Groups range on Monday. Moderate concentrations are possible Sunday afternoon and evening in areas not affected by storms. Unusually Sensitive people in areas not affected by storms should consider reducing prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion between 1pm and 11pm on Sunday. On Monday, active children, active adults, and those with respiratory diseases such as asthma should reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion from Denver and its suburbs northward to Boulder, Fort Collins, Greeley, and including the foothills areas between 1 PM and 11 PM. In Colorado Springs on Monday, Unusually Sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion between 1pm and 11pm.

This Ozone Action Day Alert will remain in effect until at least 4 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013.

 

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