ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality advisory for the Twin Cities metro area until 12 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Stagnant air has caused the build-up of fine particle pollution that is nearing the level considered unhealthy to children, the elderly and people with existing heart or lung conditions.

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People sensitive to the conditions should consider holding off on or reducing physical activities while the advisory is in effect and be alert for any cardiovascular or respiratory problems.

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Air quality is expected to improve late Tuesday night as winds pick up across the Twin Cities. More information can be found on the MPCA’s website.

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