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AQI Forecast Map For: Sunday July 12, 2020

 
 
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For more information on the current and forecasted AQI in your neighborhood, click here.


Current Air Quality Conditions (NowCast AQI)

  OZONE PM10 PM2.5
San Luis Obispo 23 22 55
Atascadero 34 11 24
Paso Robles 42 17  
Morro Bay 21    
Red Hills 51    
Carrizo Plain 46    
Nipomo - NRP 22 41  
Nipomo - CDF   31 51

Air Quality Index Six Day Forecast

Please find your specific community below when determining your local air quality; it's not necessarily the monitor closest to you.

Posted: 7/12/2020 8:30:37 AM

AQI Color Code

Good
AQI: 0-50

Moderate
AQI: 51-100

Unhealthy for Sensitive Grps.
AQI: 101-150

Unhealthy
AQI: 151-200


Stations
Communities
Sunday
Jul 12
Monday
Jul 13
Tuesday
Jul 14
Wednesday
Jul 15
Thursday
Jul 16
Friday
Jul 17
Morro Bay
Baywood Park
Cambria
Cayucos
Harmony
Los Osos
San Simeon
Good Good Good Good Good Good
Paso Robles
Jardine
San Miguel
Shandon
Templeton
Whitley Gardens
Moderate Moderate Good Good Good Good
Red Hills
Cholame
Eastern SLO Co Mountains
Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Atascadero
Creston
Garden Farms
Santa Margarita
Moderate Moderate Good Good Good Good
San Luis Obispo
Edna
Arroyo Grande
Avila Beach
Huasna
Grover Beach
Lopez Lake
Oceano
Pismo & Shell
Port San Luis
Good Good Good Good Good Good
Nipomo - CDF
Includes area along Hwy 1 btwn Callender Rd & Calle Bendita
Good Good Good Good Good Good
Nipomo - Mesa2
Lopez HS
Lange School
Pier Ave & Strand Way in Oceano
Trilogy
Good Good Good Good Good Good
Nipomo - NRP
Blacklake
Central Nipomo
Cypress Ridge
Dana School
Nipomo Park
Good Good Good Good Good Good
Carrizo Plain
California Valley
Cuyama Valley
SE SLO County Valleys
Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate

 

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WEBSITE FOR AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND CURRENT AIR QUALITY:
AIRNOW

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CALL 805 781 4390 FOR RECORDED AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND INFORMATION


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AIR QUALITY INDEX (AQI): AQI DEFINITION AND INFORMATION

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FIRE INFORMATION -

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.

AIR QUALITY MONITORING DATA FOR PRESCRIBED BURNS: NOW CAST AQI - PRESCRIBED BURN Click on circles for data plots.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

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AIR QUALITY FORECAST DISCUSSION

ALL FORECAST ZONES

For Particulate Matter, the forecasted Air Quality Index (AQI) is representative of pollution exposure for a 24-hour period. The current conditions and the 24 hour particulate forecast may have different AQI values.

For Ozone, the forecasted Air Quality Index (AQI) is representative of pollution exposure for an 8-hour period, typically in the afternoon. The current conditions and the 8 hour ozone forecast may have different AQI values.

NIPOMO CDF & MESA2 FORECAST ZONES

7/20/2020------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 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 withblowing 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.

NIPOMO CDF & MESA2 FORECAST ZONES

7/12/2020 & 7/13/2020-- 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

7/20/2020--- -- 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.

CARRIZO PLAINS & RED HILLS FORECAST ZONES

7/12/2020 through 7/17/2020: Ozone - Better Breathers Alert: Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing high ozone concentrations. 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. You can help prevent ozone pollution by sharing a ride, walking, riding a bicycle, taking your lunch to work, avoiding 'drive through' lanes, conserving energy and keeping your vehicles properly tuned.

PASO ROBLES & ATASCADERO FORECAST ZONES

7/12/2020 through 7/13/2020: Ozone - Better Breathers Alert: Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing high ozone concentrations. 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. You can help prevent ozone pollution by sharing a ride, walking, riding a bicycle, taking your lunch to work, avoiding 'drive through' lanes, conserving energy and keeping your vehicles properly tuned.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Description of Nipomo Forecast Zones: Nipomo Forecast Zone Map
 
En Español: http://sparetheair.com/spanish.html
http://cfpub.epa.gov/airnow/index.cfm?action=pubs_spanish.index
http://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=aqikids_spanish.main

 

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