Active Weather Alerts
Air Quality Alert
Issued: 6:08 PM Jul. 25, 2021 – National Weather Service
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CDT MONDAY NIGHT... The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has determined that an Air Pollution Action Day will be declared for Monday, July 26th for the greater Chicago Metropolitan Area and is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight CDT Monday night. An Air Pollution Action Day is declared when weather conditions are such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to be at or above the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups category of the air quality index. Active children and adults, especially people with pulmonary or respiratory disease such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor activity. Area residents are urged to reduce pollution levels. Air quality forecasts and tips on how you can reduce your emissions can be found at www.airnow.gov. Monday will be the 3rd Chicago area Air Pollution Action Day in 2021. Media Contact...217 558 1536.