You might think of bad air days as a summertime issue when smog levels or smoke from wildfires can be greater. Here in Minnesota; however, fine particles can also be a concern during the winter heating season. Breathing air with high levels of fine particles can be troubling for people with asthma or heart conditions, among others.
To find out about the day’s air quality or to learn more about indoor and outdoor air pollution, visit the Be Air Aware Minnesota website. Along with current conditions, there are monthly feature articles, health data and ways to take action to help keep Minnesota’s air clean.