The RAQC issues alerts beginning June 1st through August 31st on days when State meteorologists forecast the potential for elevated ground-level ozone pollution. Alerts are issued at 4:00 p.m. and can remain in effect for various amounts of time (i.e., through midnight, through 4:00 p.m. the next day, etc).
If you want to learn more about ground-level ozone, and what you can do to reduce its formation, visit our Simple Steps. Better Air. website!