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Bad air quality Friday calls for a mandatory action day

Posted at 5:18 AM, Jan 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-28 20:22:01-05

SALT LAKE CITY — You're going to get plenty of wear out of your winter coat the next few days!

Morning temperatures will continue to drop below average and as inversions strengthen this weekend, pollution will get trapped in the valleys.

A weak storm will move in early next week, weakening the inversions and bringing some improvement in air quality. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we'll get much snow. There might be a couple inches in the mountains, but it doesn't look like anything in the valleys. It'll likely stay dry through next week.

SALT LAKE CITY

Friday: Sunny. Highs: Upper 30s.
Friday Night: Clear & cold. Lows: Near 20.
Saturday: Sunny & hazy. Highs: Near 40.
Sunday: Sunny & hazy. Highs: Near 40.

ST. GEORGE

Friday: Sunny. Highs: Mid 50s.
Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows: Upper 20s.
Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning, sunny in the afternoon. Highs: Upper 50s.
Sunday: Becoming sunny. Highs: Near 60.