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CAC029-107-242300-
KERN-TULARE-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CA
311 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT IS
CONTINUING AN AIR QUALITY ALERT DUE TO SMOKE IMPACTS FROM THE
CEDAR AND TULE WILDFIRES IN TULARE AND THE VALLEY PORTION OF KERN
COUNTIES.

THIS AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
AUGUST 24.

THE AIR QUALITY ALERT HAS EXPIRED FOR SAN JOAQUIN, STANISLAUS,
MERCED, MADERA, FRESNO, AND KINGS COUNTIES.

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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