Air Quality Alert Issued for Plymouth County

The National Weather Service and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Alert for Plymouth County effective from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm Friday afternoon and evening.

Due to the quick rise in temperatures that are expected to hit the 90’s today, ground level ozone concentrations within the regional may exceed unhealthy standards.

Residents are urged to be aware of possible side effects from the poor air quality including chest pain and shortness of breath.

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