Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tuesday August 14, 2018 North Coast Unified AQMD "Unhealthy" Conditions Air Quality Advisory

WILDFIRE SMOKE INFORMATION

A joint message from the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (NCUAQMD) and partners
August 14, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Air Quality Advisory

“Unhealthy” Conditions

Area/location
Forecast
Humboldt County

Orleans
Unhealthy
Hoopa
Unhealthy
Weitchpec
Unhealthy
Trinity County

Weaverville
Unhealthy
Lewiston
Unhealthy
Trinity Center
Unhealthy











Continued fire activity from the Carr, Mendocino Complex, and Oregon fires continue to send smoke into the area.  Weak inversions in the valleys and drainages will keep smoke levels elevated.  Light southerly winds over the next couple of days will bring limited relief. 

Air Quality Index (AQI)
Actions to Protect Yourself
Good
None
Moderate
Sensitive individuals should consider limiting prolonged or heavy exertion
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (USG)
People within USG should reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion
Unhealthy
People within USG should avoid all prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion
Very Unhealthy
Everyone should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion
Hazardous
Everyone should avoid any outdoor activity






This forecast is expected to remain in effect until August 15, 2018.  Updates will be provided as conditions change. For 24-hour Air Quality Advisory Information, call toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329). Please see the NCUAQMD’s Public Service Announcements for recommendations on limiting smoke exposure on our website at www.ncuaqmd.org

Cleaner Air Centers currently available:
Trinity County
§  Lewiston Community Center, 302 Texas Ave, Lewiston, 8am to 5pm.
§  Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 103 Memorial Drive, Weaverville, 8am to 5pm.

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NORTH COAST UNIFIED
AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
707 L Street, Eureka, CA 95501
 (707) 443-3093

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