NWS Says Poor Air Quality Expected in Northwestern and North Central Minnesota

NWS Says Poor Air Quality Expected in Northwestern and North Central Minnesota Photo: KSTP/Chris Knoll, File

July 20, 2018 02:58 PM

The National Weather Service in Duluth said poor air quality is expected in Northwestern and North Central Minnesota Friday and into Saturday morning.

A tweet said wildfires in Canada are resulting in smoke across the region, leading to unhealthy air quality levels.

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The tweet said air quality is expected to remain poor into Saturday morning.

The area impacted extends from the state's western border and the Canadian border downward through a line that includes Roseau, Bemidji and Brainerd, then from St. Cloud over to Ortonville.

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