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Posted on: August 9, 2018

[ARCHIVED] South Coast Air Quality Management District Advisory Information

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In any area impacted by smoke: If you smell smoke or see ash due to a wildfire, limit your exposure by remaining indoors with windows and doors closed or seeking alternate shelter, and avoiding vigorous physical activity.

Areas affected by smoke and ash:

  • Orange County: Areas 16 (Northern Orange County), 17 (Central Orange County), 18 (North Coastal Orange County), 19 (Saddleback Valley), 20 (Central Coastal Orange County), and 21 (Capistrano Valley).
  • Los Angeles County: Areas 9 (East San Gabriel Valley), 10 (Pomona/Walnut Valley), and 11 (South San Gabriel Valley).
  • Riverside County: Areas 22 (Corona/Norco), 23 (Metropolitan Riverside), 24 (Perris Valley), 25 (Lake Elsinore), 26 (Temecula Valley), 28 (Hemet/San Jacinto Valley), and 29 (Banning Pass).
  • San Bernardino County: Areas 32 (Northwest San Bernardino Valley), 33 (Southwest San Bernardino Valley), 34 (Central San Bernardino Valley), 35 (East San Bernardino Valley), 36 (West San Bernardino Mountains), 37 (Central San Bernardino Mountains), and 38 (East San Bernardino Mountains).

In any area impacted by smoke: If you smell smoke or see ash due to a wildfire, limit your exposure by remaining indoors with windows and doors closed or seeking alternate shelter, and avoiding vigorous physical activity. For more tips on protecting yourself during a wildfire, see SCAQMD’s Wildfire Smoke & Ash Health & Safety Tips page: http://www.aqmd.gov/wildfire-health-info-smoke-tips


SCAQMD Advisory updates can be found at the following link: http://www.aqmd.gov/docs/default-source/air-quality/advisories/advisory.pdf?


To subscribe to air quality alerts, advisories and forecasts by email, go to http://AirAlerts.org


To view current air quality conditions by region in an interactive map, see

https://www.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=dd4a15deed8647edacb14f140ca83d05


For more information on avoiding health impacts from smoke, see SCAQMD’s Wildfire Smoke & Ash Health & Safety Tips page at: 

http://www.aqmd.gov/wildfire-health-info-smoke-tips


For a map of SCAQMD Forecast Areas, see
http://www.aqmd.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/map-of-monitoring-areas.pdf


For a map of SCAQMD Forecast Areas, see
http://www.aqmd.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/map-of-monitoring-areas.pdf

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