Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
330 PM PDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FOR UNHEALTHY CONDITIONS UNTIL 5 PM...

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION HAS BEEN RELAYED FROM THE NORTH COAST
UNIFIED AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (NCUAQMD).

HUMBOLDT COUNTY: WILLOW CREEK.

SMOKE LEVELS IN THIS AREA HAVE BEEN CLASSIFIED AS UNHEALTHY AND ARE
CREATING A HEALTH HAZARD.  SMOKE IS BEING GENERATED BY THE FIRES
OF HAPPY AND JULY COMPLEXES.  CURRENT WEATHER FORECASTS A SHORT-
LIVED IN NORTHWESTERLY WINDS BY THIS EVENING. NORTHEASTERLY WINDS
ARE ANTICIPATED TO RETURN TOMORROW. SMOKE LEVELS CONTINUE TO BE
MONITORED.  PLEASE WATCH FOR UPDATES.

PEOPLE ARE RECOMMENDED TO RESTRICT OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

SYMPTOMS RELATED TO EXCESS SMOKE EXPOSURE INCLUDE:
REPEATED COUGHING
SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR DIFFICULTY BREATHING
 WHEEZING
CHEST TIGHTNESS OR PAIN
PALPITATIONS
 NAUSEA OR UNUSUAL FATIGUE
LIGHTHEADEDNESS

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 AT 1-866-287-6329 OR VISIT THE WEBSITE AT
WWW.NCUAQMD.ORG.


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