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Rochester
 
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
 
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.
Action DayAction Day
 
Local Air Quality Resources
 
State Air Quality Resources
American Lung Association (ALA) of Minnesota
Minnesota PCA - Air
Minnesota PCA - Air Quality Index
Minnesota PCA - Contacts
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (PCA)
 
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 6:00 CDT
28
Good
Health Message: None
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
Ozone 2 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 28 Good
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Good Good
Health Message: None
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Good Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Particles (PM2.5)
Good
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
Good
Good
Forecast Discussion: A cold front passes through the state today. Winds will be breezy and out of the northwest. The southeast part of the state will see clouds and a chance of rain in the morning. High temperatures will range from the upper 50s in the north, to low 60s south. On Saturday, high pressure will move into the state. Skies will be sunny, and temperatures will be colder, in the upper 30s to low 40s. On Sunday, another cold front moves through and temps will warm back up to near 50. Monday will be another nice day, with light northwest winds and temps ranging from the upper 40s to low 50s. Sunny, but cool weather will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday as high pressure moves across the state. Green (good) AQI is expected for the entire forecast period.
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