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Air Quality Map

Map For: Friday July 25, 2014

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To view the current and forecasted AQI for the following locations, click on the links:
Atascadero, Carrizo Plains, Morro Bay, Nipomo, Paso Robles, Red Hills, San Luis Obispo

Air Quality Forecast

Posted: 7/25/2014 2:01:10 PM


AQI
Color
Code

Good
AQI: 0-50
(Green)

Moderate
AQI: 51-100
(Yellow)

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
AQI: 101-150
(Orange)

Unhealthy
AQI: 151-200
(Red)


 

 

Friday
Jul 25

Saturday
Jul 26

Sunday
Jul 27

Monday
Jul 28

Tuesday
Jul 29

Wednesday
Jul 30

Morro Bay
Morro Bay, Baywood Park, Cambria,Cayucos, Harmony, Los Osos, San Simeon

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Paso Robles
Paso Robles, Jardine, San Miguel, Shandon, Templeton, Whitley Gardens

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Red Hills
Red Hills, Cholame, Eastern San Luis Obispo County Mountains

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Good

Good

Atascadero
Atascadero, Creston, Garden Farms, Santa Margarita

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, Avila Beach, Edna, Grover Beach, Huasna, Central Oceano, Pismo Beach, Port San Luis, Shell Beach

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Nipomo - CDF
Includes area along Hwy 1 between Callender Rd and Calle Bendita

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Good*

Good*

Nipomo - Mesa2
Pier Ave & Strand Way in Oceano, Lopez High School, Lange Elementary School, Trilogy, Monarch Dunes, and Woodlands

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Good

Good

Nipomo - NRP
Nipomo Regional Park, Central Nipomo, Dana Elementary School, Cypress Ridge, and Blacklake

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Carrizo Plains
Carrizo Plains, California Valley, Cuyama Valley, Southeastern San Luis Obispo County Valleys

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Good

Good

 

* FORECAST DISCUSSION

NIPOMO CDF FORECAST ZONE

7/25/14 through 7/28/14: Better Breathers Alert - Air quality is forecasted to be in the moderate range: Air quality is forecasted to be unhealthy for very sensitive persons due to an increase in ozone concentrations. Very sensitive individuals such as infants, as well as children and adults with existing respiratory or heart conditions may experience adverse health effects. 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.

7/29/14 & 7/30/14: Blowing Dust: Some blowing dust may occur; however, the AQI is forecasted to remain in the good category. 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

7/25/14 through 7/28/14: Better Breathers Alert - Air quality is forecasted to be in the moderate range: Air quality is forecasted to be unhealthy for very sensitive persons due to an increase in ozone concentrations. Very sensitive individuals such as infants, as well as children and adults with existing respiratory or heart conditions may experience adverse health effects. 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.

RED HILLS & CARRIZO PLAINS FORECAST ZONES

7/25/14 through 7/28/14: Ozone - Better Breathers Alert for the Eastern San Luis Obispo County, including the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills Forecast Zones: Ozone concentrations will increase significantly midday, afternoon and evening across the Carrizo Plains and the Eastern San Luis Obispo County mountains, including Red Hills. 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 and the use of products that contribute to the formation of ozone.

 
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