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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 2:21 PM PDT on August 26, 2016

Expires 5:30 PM EDT on August 28, 2016


The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district is
continuing an air quality alert due to smoke impacts from the
surrounding wildfires for Tulare and the valley portion of Kern
counties. The district is also issuing an air quality alert for
Fresno, Kings, and Madera counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon August
29.

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
dictate.

For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
air district office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-381-
1809


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221 PM PDT Fri Aug 26 2016

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district is
continuing an air quality alert due to smoke impacts from the
surrounding wildfires for Tulare and the valley portion of Kern
counties. The district is also issuing an air quality alert for
Fresno, Kings, and Madera counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon August
29.

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
dictate.

For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
air district office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-381-
1809


Bso

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