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CAC019-029-031-039-043-047-107-109-181800-
Fresno-Kern-Kings-Madera-Mariposa-Merced-Tulare-Tuolumne-
956 AM PST Fri Nov 16 2018

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District will
keep the Air Quality Alert in effect due to smoke impacts from
surrounding wildfires for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera,
Fresno, Kings, Tulare, 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, Mariposa 209-966-2220.

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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AKZ222-162300-
Middle Tanana Valley-
203 PM AKST Thu Nov 15 2018

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM AKST FRIDAY...

The Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air
Quality Alert which is in effect until 2 PM AKST Friday.

North Pole has a Stage 1 alert.

Fairbanks has no alert.

For additional information about air quality in the Fairbanks
North Star Borough please access the web site at
http://dec.alaska.gov/fnsbair or call 451-2132.

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WAC041-171600-
Lewis-
153 PM PST Thu Nov 15 2018

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST SATURDAY...

An Air Quality Advisory has been issued by the Southwest Clean Air
Agency. Smoke from indoor and outdoor wood burning and forest fires
have led to increasing levels of fine particle air pollution in Lewis
County. Colder nights followed by limited daytime ventilation and
dispersion have caused fine particle air pollution levels to rise
toward the federal health-based standard. These conditions are
forecast to continue through 8 am Saturday morning.

For Lewis County a burn ban is not in effect. However, residents are
encouraged not to burn due to increasing pollution levels.

Current air quality information and resources, please visit:
http://www.swcleanair.org/burning/airquality.asp

Residents should gauge air quality conditions where they live and
take appropriate actions to protect themselves. Remember, local smoke
levels can rise and fall rapidly, depending on weather factors
including wind direction.

Smoke inhalation can cause a range of health problems and sensitive
groups should take precautions. Stay indoors when possible and limit
air flow from the outside by closing windows and recirculating air.
Limit your physical activity outdoors. N95 or N100 rated masks can
help protect some people from air pollution.

Contact: Uri Papish, SW Clean Air Agency, Vancouver, WA,
360-574-3058, uri@swcleanair.org

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