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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 2:45 PM PST on December 15, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EST on December 18, 2017


... Air quality alert extended due to smoke impacts from wildfires
through Monday morning...

The San Luis Obispo County air pollution control district has
extended an air quality alert due to smoke impacts in San Luis Obispo
County through 11 am PST Monday. Smoke from the from wildfires in
Ventura and Santa Barbara counties is being transported into San Luis
Obispo County.

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... visit the San
Luis Obispo County air pollution control district website at
www.Slocleanair.Org or call 805.781.5912.


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245 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

... Air quality alert extended due to smoke impacts from wildfires
through Monday morning...

The San Luis Obispo County air pollution control district has
extended an air quality alert due to smoke impacts in San Luis Obispo
County through 11 am PST Monday. Smoke from the from wildfires in
Ventura and Santa Barbara counties is being transported into San Luis
Obispo County.

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... visit the San
Luis Obispo County air pollution control district website at
www.Slocleanair.Org or call 805.781.5912.


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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:21 AM PST on December 18, 2017

Expires 10:21 PM EST on December 18, 2017


... Wind reports greater than 25 mph in the past 12 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 25 mph 0215 am 12/18 4841

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
South Mountain 58 mph 0415 am 12/18 2350
Boney Mountain 50 mph 1147 PM 12/17 1714
Simi Valley hospital 40 mph 1138 PM 12/17 1035
Malibu Hills (decker cyn) 37 mph 0537 am 12/18 1235
6 SW Thousand Oaks 35 mph 0645 am 12/18 3110
cheseboro 30 mph 1038 PM 12/17 1707
Oak Park 29 mph 0954 PM 12/17 1201
Simi Valley (sycamore/alamo) 28 mph 0543 am 12/18 987

... Ventura County coast...
Camarillo apt. 32 mph 1142 PM 12/17 77

... Santa Monica Mountains recreational area...
Saddle Peak 30 mph 0925 PM 12/17 2450

... Santa Cruz and anacapa islands...
Santa Cruz Island central 34 mph 0340 am 12/18 75
central Santa Cruz Island 30 mph 1120 PM 12/17 1335
Anacapa Island 27 mph 0623 am 12/18 276

... Santa Clarita valley...
Saugus 29 mph 0357 am 12/18 1450

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Refugio hills 27 mph 0806 PM 12/17 1464

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Granada Hills 36 mph 1255 am 12/18 1414
Sylmar 33 mph 0232 am 12/18 1364
Glendale 32 mph 0615 am 12/18 803
Porter ranch 31 mph 1140 PM 12/17 1633
Chatsworth 26 mph 1130 PM 12/17 915
Van Nuys apt. 26 mph 1251 am 12/18 799
Sylmar (may canyon) 25 mph 0821 PM 12/17 1643
Sylmar 25 mph 1005 PM 12/17 1391

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Camp nine 39 mph 0955 PM 12/17 4000
Whitaker Peak 31 mph 1157 PM 12/17 4120

... Los Angeles County coast including downtown Los Angeles...
Malibu 28 mph 1056 PM 12/17 515
Leo carrillo 26 mph 0155 am 12/18 49

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


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