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Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 10:53 PM PDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Thursday evening...

* temperature... daytime highs from the upper 90s in the
foothills to 105 to 110 in the northern and central Sacramento
Valley. Overnight lows only expected to drop down into the mid
70s to near 80 for some of the warmest locations

* impacts... long outdoor exposure may increase chances for heat
related illness for sensitive groups such as children or the
elderly

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected and will create a dangerous situation in
which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay
in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on
relatives and neighbors.


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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 3:53 PM PDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district issued an
air quality alert starting on July 17, 2018 for the foothills and
mountainous areas and eastern parts of Stanislaus, Merced,
Madera, Fresno, and Tulare counties due to smoke impacts from the
Ferguson fire.

This air quality alert is in effect until the fire is
extinguished.

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 661-381-1809

Residents can also follow air quality conditions by downloading
the free valley air app, available in the apple store or google
play.


Andersen

353 PM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district issued an
air quality alert starting on July 17, 2018 for the foothills and
mountainous areas and eastern parts of Stanislaus, Merced,
Madera, Fresno, and Tulare counties due to smoke impacts from the
Ferguson fire.

This air quality alert is in effect until the fire is
extinguished.

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 661-381-1809

Residents can also follow air quality conditions by downloading
the free valley air app, available in the apple store or google
play.


Andersen