Denver’s on ozone alert today, so maybe take it easy

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Stapleton residences under downtown Denver's skyline. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Stapleton residences under downtown Denver's skyline. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Air quality on the Front Range is not looking great for Wednesday.

The alert is in effect until at least 4 p.m., but the state already is advising people to reduce their “prolonged or heavy” outdoor exertion this afternoon through about 9 p.m.

People with lung diseases are at particular risk.