Kern County, CA
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Air Quality Alert
CAC019-029-031-039-043-047-077-099-107-109-291815-
FRESNO-KERN-KINGS-MADERA-MARIPOSA-MERCED-SAN JOAQUIN-STANISLAUS-
TULARE-TUOLUMNE-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CA
1103 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT HAS ISSUED
AN AIR ALERT DUE TO SMOKE IMPACTS IN SAN JOAQUIN, STANISLAUS,
MERCED, MADERA, FRESNO, KINGS, TULARE, AND THE VALLEY PORTION OF
KERN COUNTIES FROM THE SOBERANES FIRE.

THIS AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING JULY 29.

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

$$

Excessive Heat Warning
CAZ098-099-300300-
/O.CON.KHNX.EH.W.0002.160729T1800Z-160730T0300Z/
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INYOKERN...RIDGECREST...ROSAMOND...
CALIFORNIA CITY...RANDSBURG...EDWARDS AFB...MOJAVE
1035 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE KERN COUNTY
DESERT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...WIDESPREAD 108 TO 115 DEGREE HIGH TEMPERATURES.

* IMPACTS...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED
PERIOD OF DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. HEAT
RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE WILL
BE LIKELY. PEOPLE MOST VULNERABLE INCLUDE THOSE WHO ARE
SPENDING LOTS OF TIME OUTDOORS...THOSE WHO DO NOT HAVE AIR
CONDITIONING...YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND THOSE WITH
CHRONIC AILMENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DRINK PLENTY OF LIQUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY
OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. IF YOU
PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS IN THE SHADE.
ALCOHOLIC AND CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES SHOULD BE AVOIDED. WEAR LIGHT
WEIGHT...LIGHT COLORED...LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING. YOUNG CHILDREN
AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES

&&

$$
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