Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Eureka CA
1 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...Air Quality Advisory in Effect Through Thursday Morning, August

The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District has issued
an Air Quality Advisory for the Klamath River Drainage including
Orleans, Weitchpec, Hoopa, Sawyers Bar, and Willow Creek.

Smoke levels in these areas are forecast to be in the "Unhealthy"
range with improvement in late afternoon.  These conditions could be
problematic for those with health conditions.

The forecast for Thursday is "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups"

Smoke levels continue to be monitored. Updates will be provided as
conditions change.

Symptoms that may be related to excess smoke exposure include
repeated coughing, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing,
wheezing, chest tightness or pain, palpitations, nausea, unusual
fatigue, and/or light headedness.

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 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit
the website at

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