AQI Forecast Map For: Sunday June 16, 2019
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Posted: 6/14/2019 2:06:03 PM
AQI Color Code
Unhealthy for Sensitive Grps.
|San Luis Obispo||Good||Good||Good||Good||Good||Good|
|Nipomo - CDF||Moderate||Good||Good||Good||Good||Good|
|Nipomo - Mesa2||Moderate||Good||Good||Good||Good||Good|
|Nipomo - NRP||Good||Good||Good||Good||Good||Good|
FIRE INFORMATION - SEE CALFIRE WEBSITE OR INCIWEB - U.S. FOREST SERVICE WEBSITE
MCMILLAN FIRE - NEAR SHANDON UPDATE - 6/14/19 --- The McMillan Fire is now 100 percent contained - 1764 acres burned
San Luis Obispo County may experience periodic smoke impacts from small wildfires in and outside of San Luis Obispo County. The AQI may be in the moderate range at times from an increase in particulate matter and ozone.
Exposure to particle and ozone 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 disease should follow their doctors advice for dealing with episodes of smoke.
Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged exposure, strenuous activity or heavy exertion, as conditions dictate.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION
PRESCRIBED (PLANNED) BURN
A 40 acre training burn in Shandon was scheduled for Friday, 6/14/19, but has been rescheduled for the week of 6/17/19 to 6/21/19 due to the wildfire in Shandon. Fuels consist of light grasses. The prescribed burn will be conducted by CALFIRE. 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.
AIR QUALITY FORECAST DISCUSSION
NIPOMO CDF & MESA2 FORECAST ZONES
6/15/2019- 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 8 pm, with dust impacts peaking from 1 pm to 7 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.
6/16/2019 - 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
6/15/2019- 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.
PASO ROBLES, ATASCADERO, CARRIZO PLAINS & RED HILLS FORECAST ZONES
6/18/2019 & 6/19/2019: 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
Description of Nipomo Forecast Zones: Nipomo Forecast Zone Map
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