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Today Downed Tree Knocks Out Power To 2,000 Duquesne Light Customers In Squirrel Hill
Downed Tree Knocks Out Power To 2,000 Duquesne Light Customers In Squirrel Hill Sun, 24 Jun 2018 03:20:45 +0000 https://cbspittsburgh.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/duquesne-light-florida.jpg?w=150A downed tree knocked out power for 2,000 Duquesne Light customers on Saturday night. More...
Today Protesters March Through South Side Over Fatal Shooting Of 17-Year-Old Antwon Rose By
Protesters March Through South Side Over Fatal Shooting Of 17-Year-Old Antwon Rose By East Pittsburgh Police Officer Sun, 24 Jun 2018 01:19:24 +0000 https://cbspittsburgh.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/south-side-antwon-rose-protest.jpg?w=150Protesters gathered on Pittsburgh's South Side on Saturday night to protest the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose, who was killed by an East Pittsburgh...
Yesterday Behold, a budget? Harrisburg, make this schedule the new normal
Partisan wrangling in Harrisburg has given way to compromise and cooperation. The Legislature passed a budget Friday and sent it off to Gov. Tom Wolf, a full week before the deadline. This may be the earliest passage of a spending plan in more than 15 years. More...
18 Jun 2018 Sources: Body Possibly Found Under Panther Hollow Bridge
Sources: Body Possibly Found Under Panther Hollow Bridge Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:06:36 +0000 https://cbspittsburgh.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/panther-hollow-bridge-body.jpg?w=150Police and other law enforcement officials have been called to the Panther Hollow Bridge in Schenley Park. More...

Sniff, huh, wha...
  What is that smell?
Picture a warm day followed by a cool night. As dusk passes into night, a smell encroaches. It is a not a smell of honeysuckle or sweetness. It is a noxious smell, a mixture of exhaust and chemicals, caused by a weather phenomenon called inversion.

As explained by Mrs. Graham, Section Head of Air Quality Planning at the Allegheny County Health Department, an inversion occurs when the ground temperature is cooler than the air above, causing pollution to be trapped near the ground and your nose.

Normally air temperature gets cooler as altitude increases, allowing pollution to rise and float away. However, if the air temperature is cooler near the ground than it is at a higher altitude, even by a couple of degrees, a bad smell can occur.
  Notice a bad smell?
Call the Allegheny County Foul Odor Hotline at 412-687-ACHD (2243) to report the smell or visit GASP to learn more about air quality issues.

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