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  • Air Quality Alert for Santa Barbara County Central Coast County, California
  • Air Quality Alert issued March 22 at 2:34PM PDT until March 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 2:34 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 9 p.m.
  • ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
    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.
    BLOWING SAND AND DUST IS FORECASTED TO OCCUR TODAY...MAR 22...
    FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM...WITH THE DUST FORECASTED TO PEAK FROM 1 PM
    TO 6 PM.
    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...
    SEE THE SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
    WEBSITE...WWW.SLOCLEANAIR.ORG.
    AIR QUALITY FORECAST PHONE RECORDING...805.781.4390

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