AIR QUALITY ALERT: Heavy African dust expected to blow back into Houston Sunday


HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) —

Here we go again. Meteorologist Travis Herzog is tracking another thick African dust cloud heading for Houston.

Travis says this cloud is now expected to be almost twice as thick as the cloud that turned Houston’s sky hazy gray at the end of June. The thickest part of this cloud will blow over Houston starting Sunday afternoon. You’ll see a “Saharan sunset” Sunday evening and wake up to a really hazy sky Monday, when the air quality could turn unhealthy once you add in the additional pollution generated by work-week activities.

The heavy haze will linger into Tuesday, then thin out the rest of the week.

Most of us will just notice a change to the color of the sky, but if you noticed any health impacts last time, you may consider reducing your outdoor exposure during this…

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