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Thaw on Super Bowl Sunday may decrease air quality in Iowa

This news story was published on February 1, 2019.
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Information from Iowa DNR

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources recommends that Iowans with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children limit prolonged outdoor exertion on Sunday.

Regional snow melt and sublimation on Sunday are expected to generate fog and strengthen the boundary layer inversion, leading to elevated fine particulate levels.

Iowans can keep track of evolving air quality conditions by checking EPA’s national air quality map at

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2 Responses to Thaw on Super Bowl Sunday may decrease air quality in Iowa

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 4, 2019 at 9:35 am

    Bout like the super bowl show – LBGTS or what ever they call it made the residents of Californcate happy . maybe even 1 past presdient person.

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 2, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Could’nt have anything to do with the chem trailers flying above the fog spraying deadly chemicals – ah! time to get rid of those old timers anyway and replace them with DACA people.