Twin Cities smelling a little funky this morning? Here's why

Vehicles move along Interstate 35W on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.
Traffic moves on Interstate 35W on Sept. 28, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Ellen Schmidt | MPR News file

Stop checking your armpits. You didn't smell bad this morning. It was the air around you.

A temperature inversion Tuesday morning goosed the odors from traffic "and other local sources" around the Twin Cities, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said.

Conditions will improve by midday, so no excuses after that.

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