- Air Quality Alert for East-Central San Joaquin Valley County, California
- Air Quality Alert issued October 16 at 1:11PM PDT by NWS
- Effective: Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1:11 p.m.
- Expires: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10 a.m.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued
an Air Quality Alert starting on October 11, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from wildfires for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced,
Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and the Valley portion of Kern
This Air Quality Alert is in effect until Tuesday, October 17,
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
For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
Air District office.
Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-