Air Quality Alert
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Air Quality Alert Message
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
relayed by the National Weather Service - Hanford CA
251 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

The Air Quality Alert that was issued by the San Joaquin Valley
Air Pollution Control District for Merced county, Madera county
and Fresno county remains in effect through Wednesday.

The Air Quality Alert that was issued by the Mariposa county
Air Pollution Control District for Mariposa county has been
extended through Wednesday. This alert specifically applies
to the area in and around Wawona.

Smoke from the South Fork wildfire will continue to impact the
above referenced counties through midweek.

Exposure to particle 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 diseases should follow their doctors
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions

For additional information, go to or call your
local San Joaquin Valley Air District office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000

For additional information in Mariposa County, go to or call

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