Wednesday, August 23, 2017
National Weather Service: Air Quality Alert

CURRENT CONDITIONS
As of 1:53 am PDT at Merced, California


71 °F
Clear
Wind: NNW 7 mph
Dew point: 50 °
Humidity: 47%
Visibility: 10.0 miles

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7-DAY FORECAST
As of12:52 AM PDT on August 23, 2017
Wednesday...Sunny. High 97F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night...Clear. Low 64F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday...Sunny skies. High 96F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night...Clear. Low 61F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Friday...Sunny skies. High 96F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night...A mostly clear sky. Low 64F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday...Mainly sunny. High around 100F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night...Clear skies. Low 68F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday...Mainly sunny. High 102F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night...Clear skies. Low 69F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Monday...A mainly sunny sky. High 102F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night...Clear skies. Low 69F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday...Sunny skies. High 101F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night...Clear skies. Low 67F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday...Mainly sunny. High 99F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night...Clear skies. Low 66F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday...Sunny skies. High 97F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night...Clear skies. Low 66F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Friday...Sunny. High 98F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night...A mostly clear sky. Low 67F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday...Sunny. High 97F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night...Clear skies. Low 66F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Statement as of 2:51 PM PDT on August 21, 2017

The air quality alert that was issued by the San Joaquin Valley
air pollution control district for Merced County, Madera County
and Fresno County remains in effect through Wednesday.

The air quality alert that was issued by the Mariposa County
air pollution control district for Mariposa County has been
extended through Wednesday. This alert specifically applies
to the area in and around Wawona.

Smoke from the South Fork wildfire will continue to impact the
above referenced counties through midweek.

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, go to www.Valleyair.Org or call your
local San Joaquin Valley air district office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000

For additional information in Mariposa County, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.



251 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

The air quality alert that was issued by the San Joaquin Valley
air pollution control district for Merced County, Madera County
and Fresno County remains in effect through Wednesday.

The air quality alert that was issued by the Mariposa County
air pollution control district for Mariposa County has been
extended through Wednesday. This alert specifically applies
to the area in and around Wawona.

Smoke from the South Fork wildfire will continue to impact the
above referenced counties through midweek.

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, go to www.Valleyair.Org or call your
local San Joaquin Valley air district office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000

For additional information in Mariposa County, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.


CENTRAL CALIFORNIA CONDITIONS
Atwater
70 °
Livermore
60 °
Los Banos
71 °
Manteca
66 °
Merced
71 °
Modesto
73 °
Patterson
73 °
Sacramento
66 °
San Jose
63 °
Sonora
64 °
Turlock
73 °
Yosemite Natl Park
64 °
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Actual Normal Record 2016
High temperature93°92°101° (1999)°
Low temperature61°59°53° (2010)°
Precipitation 0.00" 0.00" Trace (2015) --
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