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 Air Quality Alert

National Weather Service - San Joaquin Valley / Hanford, CA
Issued: Friday, November 16 2018 - 9:56 AM PST
Expires: Sunday, November 18 2018 - 10:00 AM PST
Location: Tulare County

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District will keep the Air Quality Alert in effect due to smoke impacts from surrounding wildfires for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and valley portion of Kern counties. This Air Quality Alert is in effect until the fires are extinguished. 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 doctor's 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 661-392-5500, Mariposa 209-966-2220. Residents can also follow air quality conditions by downloading the free Valley Air app, available in the Apple store or Google Play. &&



National Weather Service office
San Joaquin Valley / Hanford, CA

Updated: Sunday, Nov 18 2018 - 8:49:10 AM PST
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