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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 10:42 PM Oct. 22, 2020 – National Weather Service
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
Issued: 4:48 AM Oct. 25, 2020 – National Weather Service
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 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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