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Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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NOUS46 KEKA 171904

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Eureka CA
1205 PM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

...Air Quality Advisory for portions of Humboldt County: Klamath
   River Drainage (Orleans, Weitchpec Area)...

Smoke levels in these areas are forecast to be in the Unhealthy
to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups for periods throughout the day
and evening. these conditions could be problematic for those with
health conditions. Air Quality will remain diminished as inversion
conditions continue to affect smoke in the Klamath River drainage.
Smoke conditions will not significantly clear out but continue to
spread and sit along the drainage. Smoke levels continue to be
monitored. Updates will be provided as conditions change.

Smoke levels in coastal areas of Humboldt County are in the Good to
Moderate range with periods of Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.
Offshore winds will continue to produce periods of spotty ground
level smoke and ash in areas along the coast until weather
conditions change.

Symptoms that may be related to excess smoke exposure include:
Repeated coughing Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing,
Wheezing Chest tightness or pain Palpitations, Nausea or unusual
fatigue and/or Lightheadiness.

If you have any of the symptoms listed above, contact your health
care provider. Please see the NCUAQMD`s General Public Service
Announcement for recommendations on limiting smoke exposure.

For 24 hour Air Quality Advisory Information, call the NCUAQMD`s
hotline toll-free at 1-866BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the
website at

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