The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Unhealthy air quality continues for Northeast on Friday

Start your day with the latest weather news – Some changes in the weather pattern allowed for improvement in air quality for coastal areas of the Northeast on Thursday, but interior parts of the region could see the worst of the smoke Friday.

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Air quality improves for some in Northeast, deteriorates for others

The coastal areas of the Northeast have been covered by a blanket of Canadian wildfire smoke for much of the week. Those areas are expected to see improved air quality Friday, but conditions will likely go downhill for interior parts of the region such as western New York, western Pennsylvania and Ohio. However, air quality will not drop to the hazardous levels seen earlier this week around New York and Washington.

Air quality readings in the Northeast right now.
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Things to know

‘Sell my house’ searches spike amid air quality concerns

Data from Google commissioned by showed that as New York City was experiencing its worst air quality on record Wednesday, searches of "sell mot house fast" surged by 2,147%.

Severe weather returns to forecast for central, southern US

After a relatively quiet stretch, severe weather is back in the forecast for the central and southern U.S. Saturday appears to be an active day, with severe storms likely in parts of Texas and Oklahoma, including the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and Oklahoma City. Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi could also face severe thunderstorms.

The severe weather outlook for June 10, 2023.
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Hurricane HQ

The tropics remain quiet, but now is a good time to prepare for hurricane season. NOAA officials said Thursday that El Niño has officially started. The climate pattern plays a role in hurricane season.

The tropical weather outlook for the Atlantic Ocean.
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