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Air Quality Alert, Special Statement

Statement as of 11:03 PM PDT on July 28, 2016

Expires 7:15 PM EDT on July 29, 2016


The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air alert due to smoke impacts in San Joaquin, Stanislaus,
Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and the valley portion of
Kern counties from the soberanes fire.

This air quality alert is in effect until Friday evening July 29.

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


1103 PM PDT Thu Jul 28 2016

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air alert due to smoke impacts in San Joaquin, Stanislaus,
Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and the valley portion of
Kern counties from the soberanes fire.

This air quality alert is in effect until Friday evening July 29.

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



105 PM PDT Thu Jul 28 2016

... Widespread heat with increased fire weather concerns through
Friday...

.Impacts...
* moderate risk for heat-related illnesses for sensitive
    groups, locally high risk for most groups
* increased fire weather concerns for higher terrain

.Forecast confidence...
* high for multiple days of triple digit heat

.Timing and strength...
* widespread valley and foothills highs of 100 to 110 degrees
    through Friday
* near record heat today and Friday
* low humidity with poor overnight recovery over higher terrain

.Weather summary...
Strong high pressure will bring hot temperatures with valley and
foothills highs in the triple digits through Friday. The north end
of the Sacramento Valley will have temperatures around 110
degrees. It will remain hot on Saturday, but temperatures will start
to trend downward slightly and return to near normal by Sunday.
Humidity levels will be low with poor overnight recovery for
higher terrain, bringing increased fire weather concerns.


105 PM PDT Thu Jul 28 2016

... Widespread heat with increased fire weather concerns through
Friday...

.Impacts...
* moderate risk for heat-related illnesses for sensitive
    groups, locally high risk for most groups
* increased fire weather concerns for higher terrain

.Forecast confidence...
* high for multiple days of triple digit heat

.Timing and strength...
* widespread valley and foothills highs of 100 to 110 degrees
    through Friday
* near record heat today and Friday
* low humidity with poor overnight recovery over higher terrain

.Weather summary...
Strong high pressure will bring hot temperatures with valley and
foothills highs in the triple digits through Friday. The north end
of the Sacramento Valley will have temperatures around 110
degrees. It will remain hot on Saturday, but temperatures will start
to trend downward slightly and return to near normal by Sunday.
Humidity levels will be low with poor overnight recovery for
higher terrain, bringing increased fire weather concerns.



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