San Luis Obispo County Central Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Air Quality Alert
Issued: 11:03 AM PDT Aug. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert due to an increase in particulate pollution...

The San Luis Obispo County air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert due to an increase in particulate pollution.
The pollution is being transported into San Luis Obispo County from
a variety of sources... including smoke from wildfires and air
pollution
from urban areas. This air quality alert is in effect until 11 am
PDT
Tuesday... August 21.

Exposure to particulate 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 doctor's advice for
dealing with an increase in particulate pollution.

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


1103 am PDT Mon Aug 20 2018

... Air quality alert due to an increase in particulate pollution...

The San Luis Obispo County air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert due to an increase in particulate pollution.
The pollution is being transported into San Luis Obispo County from
a variety of sources... including smoke from wildfires and air
pollution
from urban areas. This air quality alert is in effect until 11 am
PDT
Tuesday... August 21.

Exposure to particulate 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 doctor's advice for
dealing with an increase in particulate pollution.

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