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Air Quality Map

Map For: Thursday August 28, 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: 8/28/2014 7:21:51 AM


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)


 

 

Thursday
Aug 28

Friday
Aug 29

Saturday
Aug 30

Sunday
Aug 31

Monday
Sep 1

Tuesday
Sep 2

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

Good

Good

Good

Good

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

Good*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Moderate*

Good

Good

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

Good*

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

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

Good

 

* FORECAST DISCUSSION

NIPOMO CDF & MESA 2 FORECAST ZONES

8/28/14 - 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.

8/29/14 through 8/31/14 - Blowing Dust - Better Breathers Alert: Air quality is forecasted to be unhealthy for very sensitive persons due to blowing dust and sand. An increase in PM10 & PM2.5 is forecasted to occur from 11 am to 7 pm, with dust impacts peaking from 1 pm to 5 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.

 
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