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AQI Forecast Map For: Sunday August 1, 2021

 
 
To open the full size map above, click the square “full screen button” in the top right of the map

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   5 3
Atascadero 28 6 11
Paso Robles 29 15  
Morro Bay 29    
Red Hills 40    
Carrizo Plain 42    
Nipomo - NRP 25 13  
Nipomo - CDF   6 12
Nipomo - Mesa2   8 12

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: 7/30/2021 8:34:57 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
Friday
Jul 30
Saturday
Jul 31
Sunday
Aug 1
Monday
Aug 2
Tuesday
Aug 3
Wednesday
Aug 4
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
Good Good Good Good Good Good
Red Hills
Cholame
Eastern SLO Co Mountains
Good Good Good Good Good Moderate
Atascadero
Creston
Garden Farms
Santa Margarita
Good Good 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 Good Good Good Moderate Good

 

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WEBSITE FOR AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND CURRENT AIR QUALITY:
AIRNOW The Current Conditions shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

( 7/30 - 8/04) Carrizo / Red Hills: 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. ******************************************************************

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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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WEBSITE FOR AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND CURRENT AIR QUALITY:
AIRNOW The Current Conditions shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

( 7/27 - 7/31) Carrizo / Red Hills: 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. ******************************************************************

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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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WEBSITE FOR AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND CURRENT AIR QUALITY:
AIRNOW The Current Conditions shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

( 7/28 - 7/31) Carrizo / Red Hills: 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. ******************************************************************

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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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WEBSITE FOR AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND CURRENT AIR QUALITY:
AIRNOW The Current Conditions shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

( 7/27 - 7/31) Carrizo / Red Hills: 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. ******************************************************************

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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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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

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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******************************************************************

CALL 805 781 4390 FOR RECORDED AIR QUALITY FORECAST AND INFORMATION


******************************************************************

AIR QUALITY INDEX (AQI): AQI DEFINITION AND INFORMATION

******************************************************************

FIRE INFORMATION -

INCIWEB - U.S. FOREST SERVICE WEBSITE

POTENTIAL SMOKE IMPACTS
Due to increasing wildfire activity across the state and region there is smoke aloft across the county. While this smoke is forecasted to remain aloft and not affect air quality at the surface the APCD will continue to monitor the situation and update the public if conditions change.
SEE APCD WILDFIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 SEE NOW CAST AQI - Prescribed 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. A forecast of Good air quality, may include some hours of moderate air quality.

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.

For additional information call: 805 781 5912

Para informacion adicional llame: 805 781 5912

Concentrations shown on the SLO APCD forecast webpage reflect data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations. Additional monitoring data is available from the AIRNOW webpage. Select the AIRNOW website. Hover over the Fires banner in the upper part of the AIR NOW home page, then select Fires and Smoke Map from the drop down menu. The Fires and Smoke Map page has data from SLO APCD official monitoring stations (circles) and sensor data (squares). Sensors are operated by individuals (public) and some are operated by the SLO APCD and other government agencies. There is also information on smoke plumes on this page. There can be very significant differences in air quality over small distances, especially during a wildfire event when smoke impacts are significant. Conditions can change rapidly when smoke plumes are present. SLO APCD official monitoring stations measure different parameters. For example, the Carrizo Plains and Red Hills monitoring stations only measure ozone. Nipomo CDF and Nipomo Mesa2 monitoring stations only measure particulate matter. San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero and Paso Robles monitoring stations measure ozone and particulate.

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