Southwestern San Joaquin Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Air Quality Alert
Issued: 9:56 AM PST Nov. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

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.




956 am PST Fri Nov 16 2018

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.