Lunes, 18 Febrero, 2019

Smoke triggers air quality advisory today

Health advisory and Spare the Air alerts in effect for Bay Area (update) North Bay fires bring smoke, poor air quality to South County
Manuel Armenta | 13 Octubre, 2017, 02:07

Several Bay Area professional sports teams, including the Golden State Warriors and both local pro football and baseball teams, have combined to donate $450,000 in support of North Bay wildfire relief efforts.

The district issued an air quality advisory this morning, saying the particulate matter in the smoke had generated an air quality index of 194 as of 6 a.m. "Our campus resources stand ready to help anyone in our community who is struggling with the impacts of these terrible fires". "Go into the ER, get evaluated". "They exacerbate respiratory conditions like asthma, [chronic obstructive pulmonary disease], emphysema and other conditions, because they are very harmful".

The High Street bridge in East Oakland, as seen from a balcony in the Fruitvale neighborhood on Tuesday. "It's a lot of really hot fires burning in a fairly condensed area in the North Bay".

Firefighters from across California and neighboring states are working feverishly to contain the fires that have resulted in multiple casualties and destroyed more than 2,000 structures.

"Air quality has improved throughout the Bay Area, which is wonderful". You can look up your ZIP code here and find a five-day forecast here. "We are all being impacted by this really unhealthy air pollution".

Air quality managers recommend using a N95 mask with a filtration.

Student Affairs is reaching out to Stanford students from the counties affected by the wildfires to confirm their safety and to offer assistance. Toward the North Bay area, air conditions are worse, specifically around Napa and Santa Rosa.

Do not run fans drawing smoky air inside. "The Raiders have held training camp in Napa for the past 22 seasons and have formed a strong bond with communities in Napa and Sonoma counties". Could desperate times lead them back for a last-minute, one-game reunion on the field where Howie Long and Marcus Allen once reigned supreme?