Fresno, CA (93650)

10:19 PM PDT on August 19, 2017 (GMT -0700)
University Portals | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Air Quality Alert

Elev 338 ft 36.82 °N, 119.76 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
82.0 °F
Feels Like 86 °F
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0.4
Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 2.5 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 15000 ft
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KFAT 200453Z 30010KT 7SM FEW150 29/17 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP080 HZ FU DSNT ALQDS T02940172
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 15000 ft
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KFAT 200453Z 30010KT 7SM FEW150 29/17 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP080 HZ FU DSNT ALQDS T02940172

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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 3:07 PM PDT Aug. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23rd.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies
to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

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, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

You can also call your local San Joaquin Valley air district
office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500


307 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23rd.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies
to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

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, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

You can also call your local San Joaquin Valley air district
office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500



305 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23rd.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies
to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

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, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

You can also call your local San Joaquin Valley air district
office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500




305 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23rd.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies
to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

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, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.

You can also call your local San Joaquin Valley air district
office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500





445 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert
applies to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health
problems, aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and
acute bronchitis and increase the risk of respiratory
infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with existing heart or lung disease should either
leave the area or shelter in place. Sheltering in place
should be considered only if a room free of particle
pollution is available.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid exposure
including outside activities or heavy exertion as conditions
dictate.

For additional information, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.



445 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert
applies to the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
August 21st.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health
problems, aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and
acute bronchitis and increase the risk of respiratory
infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with existing heart or lung disease should either
leave the area or shelter in place. Sheltering in place
should be considered only if a room free of particle
pollution is available.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid exposure
including outside activities or heavy exertion as conditions
dictate.

For additional information, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.