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The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued an Air Quality Alert valid until 11 AM PDT Monday, September 27th for Merced County, Madera County, Fresno County, Kings County, Tulare County, Stanislaus County, San Joaquin County, and the San Joaquin Valley portion of Kern County. This Air Quality Alert is due to smoke impacts from ongoing wildfires throughout California. For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley Air District office. Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, and Bakersfield 661-392-5500. Residents can also follow air quality conditions by downloading the free Valley Air app, available in the Apple store or Google Play.


The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued an Air Quality Alert valid until 11 AM PDT Monday, September 27th for Merced County, Madera County, Fresno County, Kings County, Tulare County, Stanislaus County, San Joaquin County, and the San Joaquin Valley portion of Kern County. This Air Quality Alert is due to smoke impacts from ongoing wildfires throughout California. Wildfire smoke can be harmful in multiple ways. It is capable of hurting your eyes, irritating your lungs, and worsening respiratory illness.


The wettest day ever observed in Hanford during the month of September occurred one hundred and seventeen years ago today.