Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1149 AM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FOR HUMBOLDT AND TRINITY COUNTIES...

THE NORTH COAST UNIFIED AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT HAS ISSUED
AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FOR MAD RIVER...RUTH...DINSMORE...
BRIDGEVILLE...BLOCKSBURG...ALDERPOINT...WILLOW CREEK...AND HOOPA
IN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND WEAVERVILLE...HAYFORK...PEANUT...DENNY AND
HYAMPOM IN TRINITY COUNTY. THIS MESSAGE IS RELAYED BY THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA CALIFORNIA.

SMOKE LEVELS IN THESE AREAS HAVE BEEN CLASSIFIED AS UNHEALTHY AND
ARE CREATING A HEALTH HAZARD. SMOKE IS BEING GENERATED BY THE
NUMEROUS FIRES OF THE HUMBOLDT LIGHTNING COMPLEX...MAD RIVER
COMPLEX...RAIL FIRE...RIVER COMPLEX...FORK COMPLEX AND BARKER
FIRE. DEPENDING UPON YOUR PROXIMITY AND IN AREAS NEAR THE
FIRES...SMOKE CONCENTRATIONS COULD RANGE FROM UNHEALTHY TO EVEN
HAZARDOUS. THESE CONDITIONS ARE PROBLEMATIC FOR THOSE WITH HEALTH
CONDITIONS. SMOKE LEVELS CONTINUE TO BE MONITORED. PLEASE WATCH
FOR UPDATES.

PEOPLE ARE RECOMMENDED TO RESTRICT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

SYMPTOMS THAT MAY BE RELATED TO EXCESS SMOKE EXPOSURE INCLUDE
REPEATED COUGHING...SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR DIFFICULTY BREATHING
...WHEEZING...CHEST TIGHTNESS OR PAIN...PALPITATION...NAUSEA OR
UNUSUAL FATIGUE AND FEELING LIGHTHEADED. IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE
SYMPTOMS LISTED ABOVE CONTACT YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.

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