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DNR issues air quality advisory for eastern Iowa through Friday

DNR issues air quality advisory for eastern Iowa through Friday

  • 6/28/2023 4:07:00 PM
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DES MOINES -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has issued an air quality advisory for all counties in the eastern half of Iowa, approximately from Interstate-35 to the east. Fine particulate levels near or above EPA health standards are expected to remain elevated today and persist in these areas through tomorrow. Elevated levels of fine particulates may be a concern over the next several days as the smoke moves through the state.
DNR issues air quality advisory through Wednesday

DNR issues air quality advisory through Wednesday

  • 6/27/2023 5:06:00 PM
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DES MOINES -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has issued an air quality advisory for the entire state with the worst air quality expected in the eastern third of Iowa. Eastern Iowa is currently recording fine particulates at concentrations the EPA considers unhealthy. At this level sensitive groups of people, as well as the general public, may experience health effects.
Unhealthy Air in Eastern Iowa Today

Unhealthy Air in Eastern Iowa Today

  • 6/15/2023 2:42:00 PM
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DES MOINES -- Exceedances of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulates are expected today over the Eastern third of the State. Smoke from wildfires in both Eastern and Northwestern Canada has converged over Iowa and is expected to lead to fine particulate matter exceedances over eastern and east-central Iowa today.