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Air Quality Forecast
Today's High Tomorrow's High
Air Quality Index (AQI)
54 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
67 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
54 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
42 
Good
Ozone
67 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
50 
Good
Forecast Discussion: Today, north-northeasterly winds will transport a clean air mass into Minneapolis-St.Paul. In addition, pollutant carryover from the previous days will be low. Therefore, despite mostly sunny skies enhancing ozone formation, AQI levels will be Good. Tomorrow, light winds will reduce pollutant dispersion, and partly to mostly sunny skies will aid ozone formation. Therefore, AQI levels will be low-Moderate. Sunday and Monday, moderate southeasterly winds will enhance mixing in the lower levels of the atmosphere, helping to disperse pollutants. In addition, increasing clouds will reduce ozone formation. As a result, AQI levels will be low-Moderate on Sunday and Good on Monday. Tuesday, lighter winds will reduce pollutant dispersion; however, mostly cloudy skies will continue to reduce ozone formation, and scattered thunderstorms will increase vertical mixing in the atmosphere, dispersing pollutants. These conditions will yield Good AQI levels. Wednesday, moderate southerly winds will strengthen ahead of an approaching low-pressure system, dispersing pollutants and keeping AQI levels Good.

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