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Air Quality Alert

CAC019-029-031-039-043-107-270000-
Fresno-Kern-Kings-Madera-Mariposa-Tulare-
450 AM PDT Mon Oct 26 2020

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is
extending an Air Quality Alert on October 22, 2020, due to smoke
impacts from the Creek Fire, SQF Complex, and other wildfires
throughout Sierras for Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Valley
portion of Kern Counties.

This Air Quality Alert is in effect until the fires are
extinguished.

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 doctor`s
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
dictate.

For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
Air District office. Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000,
Bakersfield 661-392-5500

Residents can also follow air quality conditions by downloading
the free Valley Air app, available in the Apple store or Google
Play.

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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
209 PM PDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Through Tuesday Afternoon For
Strong Easterly Winds and Low Humidity...

CAZ298-299-590>597-270500-
/O.CON.KHNX.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-201028T0000Z/
Indian Wells Valley-Kern County Desert-Central Sierra Foothills-
Southern Sierra Foothills-Central Sierra-North Kings River-
Sequoia Kings-Lake Isabella-Tehachapi Area-Fort Tejon-
209 PM PDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 298, 299,
590, 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596, AND 597...

* WIND...Northeast to East winds 20 to 30 mph. Localized gusts
  up to 50 mph possible.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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