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Air Quality Advisory Issued for June 30 and July 1, 2018
(Davis, CA) – The Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (District) is issuing an Air Quality Advisory to notify residents of local air quality conditions. The Advisory is in regards to the County Fire in Guinda, CA, at County Road63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon, that is transporting smoke throughout the District and into neighboring counties.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning through Sunday with gusty winds, hot temperatures and low humidity. Air quality will be affected as the fire continues to burn and sends smoke into the air and throughout the District.
The following tips and strategies can help families and individuals stay informed and lower their health impacts and exposure when wildfire smoke is present:
Wildfire smoke is made up of a complex mixture of gases and fine particles when wood and other organic materials are burning that can penetrate deep into the lungs causing a range of health issues from coughing and trouble breathing to headaches and chest pain.
For more information about the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District, including signing up for air quality alerts and the monthly newsletter, visit: www.ysaqmd.org. Connect with the District on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/YoloSolanoAir or on Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/YoloSolanoAir.