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CAZ034-037-051-012300-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN LUIS OBISPO...PISMO BEACH...
MORRO BAY...CAMBRIA...SAN SIMEON...PASO ROBLES...ATASCADERO...
BLACK MOUNTAIN
349 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT HAS ISSUED
AN AIR QUALITY ALERT DUE TO FORECASTED BLOWING DUST AND SAND IN
THE NIPOMO MESA. THIS AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
PDT THIS EVENING.

BLOWING SAND AND DUST IS FORECASTED TO OCCUR TODAY...MARCH 31...
FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM...WITH THE DUST FORECASTED TO PEAK FROM NOON
TO 5 PM.

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 DISEASE SHOULD FOLLOW THEIR DOCTORS ADVICE FOR
DEALING WITH EPISODES OF BLOWING DUST.

ADDITIONALLY...OLDER ADULTS AND CHILDREN SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE...STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OR HEAVY EXERTION...AS CONDITIONS
DICTATE.

FOR THE LATEST AIR QUALITY FORECASTS AND INFORMATION...
SEE THE SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT WEBSITE...WWW.SLOCLEANAIR.ORG.

AIR QUALITY FORECAST PHONE RECORDING...805.781.4390

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