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AQI Forecast Map For: Wednesday September 20, 2017

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Air Quality Index Six Day Forecast

Posted: 9/20/2017 3:16:38 PM

AQI Color Code

Good
AQI: 0-50

Moderate
AQI: 51-100

Unhealthy for Sensitive Grps.
AQI: 101-150

Unhealthy
AQI: 151-200


Region: Wednesday
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Morro Bay Good Good Good Good Good Good
Paso Robles Good Good Good Good Good Good
Red Hills Good Good Good Moderate* Moderate* Moderate*
Atascadero Good Good Good Good Good Good
San Luis Obispo Good Good Good Good Good Good
Nipomo - CDF Moderate* Moderate* Moderate* Good* Good* Good*
Nipomo - Mesa2 Moderate* Moderate* Moderate* Good* Good* Good*
Nipomo - NRP Good* Moderate* Good* Good Good Good
Carrizo Plains Good Good Good Moderate* Moderate* Moderate*

 

* FORECAST DISCUSSION

TO OBTAIN THE CURRENT HOURLY AQI FOR YOUR LOCATION, SELECT YOUR CITY OR REGION FROM THE DROP DOWN MENU (With the label "Select a City/Region") LOCATED IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF THIS WEBPAGE (Under the map with the title "Today's Air Quality Forecast").

Huasna Fire update from Calfire at 3pm 9/20/17:

#Huasnafire (update) approx 40 acres aircraft making good progress. 1 structure threatened. No evacuations.

FOR CURRENT WILDFIRE INFORMATION - SEE CALFIRE WEBSITE

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NIPOMO CDF FORECAST ZONE

9/20/17 - 9/22/17 - Blowing Dust - Better Breathers Alert: Air quality is forecasted to be unhealthy for very sensitive persons due to blowing dust and sand. The 24 hour AQI is forecasted to be in the moderate (Yellow) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Orange or Red (Unhealthy for Everyone) category at times. On 9/20 & 9/21, the hourly AQI may reach the VERY UNHEALTHY or Purple category at times in the late afternoon. An increase in PM10 & PM2.5 is forecasted to occur from 8 am to 7 pm, with dust impacts peaking from 10 am to 6 pm. Reschedule outdoor activities to occur when there is no visible dust. Very sensitive individuals such as infants, as well as children and adults with existing respiratory or heart conditions may experience adverse health effects during blowing dust periods. If blowing dust and sand is visible in the air, County officials recommend all adults and children avoid strenuous outdoor activity, remain indoors as much as possible, and set any heating/air conditioning/ventilation systems to recirculation. The public is advised to consult your doctor if you are experiencing health problems in an area with blowing dust and sand. If staying indoors does not provide relief, temporarily leaving the area and going to a location where the sand is not blowing and dust is not visible is advised.

9/23/17 & 9/24/17 - Blowing Dust: Some blowing dust may occur. The 24 hour AQI is forecasted to be in the good (Green ) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Yellow category at times. Extremely sensitive individuals with existing respiratory or heart conditions may experience adverse health effects and may need to take appropriate precautions. The general public likely will not experience symptoms.

NIPOMO MESA2 FORECAST ZONE

9/19/17 - 9/22/17 - Blowing Dust - Better Breathers Alert: Air quality is forecasted to be unhealthy for very sensitive persons due to blowing dust and sand. The 24 hour AQI is forecasted to be in the moderate (Yellow) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Orange or Red (Unhealthy for Everyone) category at times. An increase in PM10 & PM2.5 is forecasted to occur from 9 am to 7 pm, with dust impacts peaking from noon to 6 pm. Reschedule outdoor activities to occur when there is no visible dust. Very sensitive individuals such as infants, as well as children and adults with existing respiratory or heart conditions may experience adverse health effects during blowing dust periods. If blowing dust and sand is visible in the air, County officials recommend all adults and children avoid strenuous outdoor activity, remain indoors as much as possible, and set any heating/air conditioning/ventilation systems to recirculation. The public is advised to consult your doctor if you are experiencing health problems in an area with blowing dust and sand. If staying indoors does not provide relief, temporarily leaving the area and going to a location where the sand is not blowing and dust is not visible is advised.

9/23/17 & 9/24/17 - Blowing Dust: Some blowing dust may occur. The 24 hour AQI is forecasted to be in the good (Green ) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Yellow category at times. Extremely sensitive individuals with existing respiratory or heart conditions may experience adverse health effects and may need to take appropriate precautions. The general public likely will not experience symptoms.

NIPOMO NRP FORECAST ZONE

9/19/17, 9/20/17 & 9/22/17 - Blowing Dust: Some blowing dust may occur. The 24 hour AQI is forecasted to be in the good (Green ) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Yellow category at times. Extremely sensitive individuals with existing respiratory or heart conditions may experience adverse health effects and may need to take appropriate precautions. The general public likely will not experience symptoms.

9/21/17 - Blowing Dust - Better Breathers Alert: Air quality is forecasted to be unhealthy for very sensitive persons due to blowing dust and sand. The 24 hour AQI is forecasted to be in the moderate (Yellow) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Orange or Red (Unhealthy for Everyone) category at times. An increase in PM10 & PM2.5 is forecasted to occur from 10 am to 7 pm, with dust impacts peaking from noon to 6 pm. Reschedule outdoor activities to occur when there is no visible dust. Very sensitive individuals such as infants, as well as children and adults with existing respiratory or heart conditions may experience adverse health effects during blowing dust periods. If blowing dust and sand is visible in the air, County officials recommend all adults and children avoid strenuous outdoor activity, remain indoors as much as possible, and set any heating/air conditioning/ventilation systems to recirculation. The public is advised to consult your doctor if you are experiencing health problems in an area with blowing dust and sand. If staying indoors does not provide relief, temporarily leaving the area and going to a location where the sand is not blowing and dust is not visible is advised.

CARRIZO PLAINS & RED HILLS FORECAST ZONES

9/22/17 through 9/24/17: Ozone - Better Breathers Alert: Ozone concentrations will increase significantly midday, afternoon and evening. People who are sensitive to air pollution should limit time outside during midday, afternoon and early evening. During periods of high ozone, health impacts of ozone air pollution can be minimized by reducing strenuous activities and staying indoors. San Luis Obispo County residents are encouraged to reduce emission causing activities by limiting vehicle use.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 4668

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