Salt Lake City currently has worst air quality in US

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SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City currently has the worst air quality in the country, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s AirNow.gov.

Salt Lake City is followed by Franklin, Idaho, and then Napa, California, when it comes to poor air Tuesday.

The forecast shows no improvement Wednesday, likely earning SLC the title of worst air in the US for the second day in a row.

Salt Lake City has worst air quality in the US - AirNow.gov

Salt Lake City has worst air quality in the US – AirNow.gov

Northern Utah may not be breathing better air until the end of the week when the next storm is expected.

Click here to see the latest air quality update for your area from the Utah DEQ.