UPDATE: Air quality alert extended for Twin Cities metro area and parts of Minnesota


The alert took effect Monday at 10 a.m., and has been extended to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

ST PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has extended an air quality alert for central and northwestern Minnesota, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. 

The alert took effect Monday at 10 a.m., and it was supposed to end at noon Tuesday, but it was extended to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials say the dip in air quality is because "light winds combining with moisture from melting snow will trap fine particulate pollution near the surface," according to a news release from the MPCA.... Read more

via: https://kmojfm.com/wp/2023/01/update-air-quality-alert-extended-for-twin-cities-metro-area-and-parts-of-minnesota/

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