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San Luis Obispo County Central Coast-
San Luis Obispo County Interior Valleys-
San Luis Obispo County Mountains-
Including the cities of San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay,
Cambria, San Simeon, Paso Robles, Atascadero, and Black Mountain
253 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NIPOMO MESA...
The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District has
issued an air quality alert due to forecasted blowing dust and sand
in the Nipomo Mesa area. This air quality alert is in effect until 7
pm PDT this evening...Wednesday...September 20 and again on
Thursday...September 21 from 8 am to 7 pm PDT.
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 disease should follow their doctors advice for
dealing with episodes of blowing dust.
Additionally...older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure...strenuous activity or heavy exertion...as conditions
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