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  • Air Quality Alert for Mendocino Coast County, California
  • Air Quality Alert issued September 04 at 3:44PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 2:56 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 3:45 p.m.
  • ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT TUESDAY...
    The North Coast Air Quality Management District has issued an Air
    Quality Alert for unhealthy to hazardous conditions for the Klamath,
    and Trinity river valleys. Some locations impacted include Klamath,
    Orleans, Weitchpec, Hoopa, Willow Creek, Salyer, Weaverville,
    Lewiston, Junction City, Big Bar, and Del Loma. All coastal areas
    including Mendocino County may also experience unhealthy to
    hazardous conditions. The poor air quality impacts all individuals
    when conditions are in the hazardous category.
    The poor air quality is due to wildfire smoke from nearby wildfires
    including the Eclipse Complex, Orleans Complex, Salmon August
    Complex, and Helena Fire in California and the Miller Complex and
    Chaotic Bar Fire in Oregon.
    People are recommended to restrict outdoor activities when
    possible.
    Symptoms that may be related to excess smoke exposure include
    repeated coughing, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing,
    wheezing, chest tightness or pain, palpitations, nausea, unusual
    fatigue, and/or light headedness.
    If you have any of the symptoms listed above, contact your health
    care provider. Please see the NCUAQMD`s General Public Service
    Announcement for recommendations on limiting smoke exposure.
    FOR PERSONS IN DEL NORTE...HUMBOLDT AND TRINITY COUNTIES...Please
    visit the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management district
    website at www.ncuaqd.org to access the current air quality advisory.

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