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  • Air Quality Alert for San Luis Obispo County Central Coast County, California
  • Air Quality Alert issued September 20 at 2:53PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 2:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7 p.m.
  • ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NIPOMO MESA...
    The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District has
    issued an air quality alert due to forecasted blowing dust and sand
    in the Nipomo Mesa area. This air quality alert is in effect until 7
    pm PDT this evening...Wednesday...September 20 and again on
    Thursday...September 21 from 8 am to 7 pm PDT.
    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 disease should follow their doctors advice for
    dealing with episodes of blowing dust.
    Additionally...older adults and children should avoid prolonged
    exposure...strenuous activity or heavy exertion...as conditions
    dictate.
    For the latest air quality forecasts and information...visit the
    San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District website at
    www.slocleanair.org. or call 805 781 5912

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