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DEP has declared an Air Quality Action day for the Susquehanna Valley for Saturday, Feb. 1

A(n) Air Quality Action Day has been declared for Susquehanna Valley, PA, on Saturday, Feb 1
Tomorrow’s Forecast
Saturday, Feb 1: 110 AQI Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Orange Particle Pollution (2.5 microns)

Extended Forecast
Sunday, Feb 2: 79 AQI Moderate Particle Pollution (2.5 microns)
Monday, Feb 3: 69 AQI Moderate Particle Pollution (2.5 microns)
Tuesday, Feb 4: 63 AQI Moderate Particle Pollution (2.5 microns)
Current Conditions: As of 2 p.m. EST this Friday afternoon, warmer air has finally moved into the area. However, there has also been a corresponding increase in the levels of fine particulate. Most locations should end up in the upper moderate range this afternoon with very little wind. Code ORANGE levels of fine particulate are likely tonight into the day Saturday as very light to calm winds, a temperature inversion, and rising humidity levels keep pollutants trapped closer to the surface. Low temperatures overnight mainly in the middle 20s.   ***  Saturday’s forecast: Code ORANGE PM2.5 levels are likely on Saturday as winds remain light, with little mixing available for dispersion. Afternoon high temperatures will climb into the lower to middle 40s. Low levels of mixing will continue Saturday night with poor air quality.  ***

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