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AQI Forecast Map For: Sunday August 18, 2019

 
 
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Current Air Quality Conditions (NowCast AQI)

  OZONE PM10 PM2.5
San Luis Obispo 31 10 27
Atascadero 25 6 15
Paso Robles 29 6  
Nipomo - NRP 23 18  
Morro Bay 32    
Red Hills 28    
Carrizo Plain 25    
Nipomo - CDF   22 33
Nipomo - Mesa2   19 35

Air Quality Index Six Day Forecast

Posted: 8/16/2019 5:01:56 PM

AQI Color Code

Good
AQI: 0-50

Moderate
AQI: 51-100

Unhealthy for Sensitive Grps.
AQI: 101-150

Unhealthy
AQI: 151-200


Region: Saturday
Aug 17
Sunday
Aug 18
Monday
Aug 19
Tuesday
Aug 20
Wednesday
Aug 21
Thursday
Aug 22
Morro Bay Good Good Good Good Good Good
Paso Robles Good Good Good Good Good Good
Red Hills Good Good Good Good Good Good
Atascadero Good Good Good Good Good Good
San Luis Obispo Good Good Good Good Good Good
Nipomo - CDF Good Good Good Moderate Moderate Good
Nipomo - Mesa2 Good Good Good Moderate Moderate Good
Nipomo - NRP Good Good Good Good Good Good
Carrizo Plains Good Good Good Moderate Moderate Moderate

 

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FIRE INFORMATION -

1:05 pm - 8/16/19 - Portions of Santa Margarita Rd. and Powerline Rd. are being evacuated as a result of a fire along Highway 101 south of Atascadero. The fire started just before 12:30 pm 8/16/19 when broken parts from a truck sparked a fire in the center divider of US 101. The fire spread to both sides of the 101

3:30 p.m. - 8/16/19 - Forward progress of the fire that burned 54 acres south of Atascadero has been stopped and the fire is 30 percent contained

SEE CALFIRE WEBSITE OR INCIWEB - U.S. FOREST SERVICE WEBSITE

SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

PRESCRIBED (PLANNED) BURNS

Prescribed burning provide fire prevention benefits consistent with fire plans of the participating agencies. If conditions are not appropriate for safe burning and good smoke dispersal, burning will be postponed.

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AIR QUALITY FORECAST DISCUSSION

CARRIZO PLAINS FORECAST ZONE

8/20/2019, 8/21/2019 & 8/22/2019: Ozone - Better Breathers Alert: Ozone concentrations are forecasted to increase significantly midday, afternoon and evening. People who are very 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.

NIPOMO CDF & MESA2 FORECAST ZONES

8/20/2019 & 8/21/2019 - 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 Yellow (Moderate) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Orange (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups) category or the Red (Unhealthy for Everyone) category at times. An increase in PM10 & PM2.5 is forecasted to occur from 11 am to 7 pm, with dust impacts peaking from 1 pm 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.

8/19/2019 - Blowing Dust: Some blowing dust may occur. The 24 hour AQI is forecasted to be in the Green (Good) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Yellow (Moderate) 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

8/20/2019 & 8/21/2019 - Blowing Dust: Some blowing dust may occur. The 24 hour AQI is forecasted to be in the Green (Good) category; however, the hourly AQI may be in the Yellow (Moderate) 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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 4668

Description of Nipomo Forecast Zones: Nipomo Forecast Zone Map
 
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