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 Air Quality Alert

National Weather Service - San Joaquin Valley / Hanford, CA
Issued: Wednesday, July 19 2017 - 3:43 PM PDT
Expires: Thursday, July 20 2017 - 4:00 PM PDT
Location: Tulare County

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued an Air Quality Alert starting on July 17, 2017, due to smoke impacts from the surrounding wildfires for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and the Valley Portion of Kern Counties. This Air Quality Alert is in effect until Thursday, July 20, 2017. Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems, aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections. Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant. People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctors advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality. Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions dictate. For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley Air District office. Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-381- 1809

National Weather Service office
San Joaquin Valley / Hanford, CA

Updated: Thursday, Jul 20 2017 - 7:19:10 AM PDT
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