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  • Air Quality Alert for Tulare County Foothills County, California
  • Air Quality Alert issued September 04 at 3:59PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 2:54 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 4 p.m.
  • The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued
    an Air Quality Alert starting on August 31, 2017, due to smoke
    impacts from the surrounding wildfires for San Joaquin,
    Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and the Valley
    Portion of Kern Counties.
    This Air Quality Alert is in effect until Tuesday, September 5,
    2017.
    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, call your local San Joaquin Valley
    Air District office.
    Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-
    5500

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