West-Central San Joaquin Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Air Quality Alert
Issued: 3:07 PM PDT Aug. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23rd.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies
to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

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, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

You can also call your local San Joaquin Valley air district
office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500


307 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23rd.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies
to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

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, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

You can also call your local San Joaquin Valley air district
office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500



305 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23rd.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies
to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

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, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

You can also call your local San Joaquin Valley air district
office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500




305 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23rd.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies
to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

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, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

You can also call your local San Joaquin Valley air district
office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500