National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Air Quality Alert

Leavenworth-Wyandotte-Johnson KS-Platte-Clay-Jackson-
Including the cities of...Leavenworth...Kansas City KS...
Overland Park...Olathe...Parkville...Platte City...Weston...
Liberty...Excelsior Springs...Kansas City MO...Independence
257 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...Air Quality Alert in effect for Tuesday July 25...

The Mid-America Regional Council has issued an Air Quality
effect for Tuesday July 25. Outdoor Air Quality Index, or AQI, values
in excess of 100 are expected with ozone being the primary pollutant.

People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which lead to
ozone formation. These activities include refueling vehicles or
topping off when refueling idling vehicles unnecessarily and using
gasoline powered lawn equipment. Positive activities include car
pooling, biking to work, delaying or combining errands, and using
water-based paints and cleaners.

When pollution levels are elevated, the Mid-America Regional Council
recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects.
People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated
levels of pollutants include the very young, and those with pre-
existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those
with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician.

For further information please see the Mid-America Regional Council
air quality program website at


Fresno-Kern-Kings-Madera-Mariposa-Merced-San Joaquin-Stanislaus-

Air Quality Alert Message
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
relayed by the National Weather Service - Hanford CA
415 PM PDT Sun Jul 23 2017

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District continues
an Air Quality Alert, due to smoke impacts from the surrounding
wildfires for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno,
Kings, Tulare, and the Valley Portion of Kern Counties.

The Mariposa Air Pollution District continues an Air Quality Alert
for Mariposa County. For more information regarding air quality,
particularly in Mariposa County, please refer to

The Tuolumne County Air Pollution District also continues an Air
Quality Alert for Southern Tuolumne County. For more information
regarding air quality, particularly in Tuolumne County, please
refer to

The Air Quality Alert is in effect until at least Thursday,
July 27, 2017.

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, call your local San Joaquin Valley
Air District office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-381-


U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE