- Air Quality Alert for Tuolumne County, California
- Air Quality Alert issued September 09 at 2:49PM PDT by NWS
- Effective: Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:49 p.m.
- Expires: Monday, September 11, 2017 at noon
The Tuolumne County Air Pollution Control District is continuing
an air quality alert for Tuolumne County due to wildfire smoke.
This Air Quality Alert is in effect until Monday afternoon,
September 11, 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. Exposure
is expected to by at its heaviest in the morning hours.
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.
Sheltering in place should be considered only if a room free of
particle pollution is available.
Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions
For additional information, call your local Tuolumne Air Quality