162  
AEUS76 KHNX 162011  
AQAHNX  
CAC019-029-031-039-047-077-099-107-171700-  
FRESNO-KERN-KINGS-MADERA-MERCED-SAN JOAQUIN-STANISLAUS-TULARE-  
 
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE  
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT  
RELAYED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - HANFORD CA  
111 PM PDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT HAS ISSUED  
AN AIR QUALITY ALERT STARTING ON OCTOBER 11, 2017, DUE TO SMOKE  
IMPACTS FROM WILDFIRES FOR SAN JOAQUIN, STANISLAUS, MERCED,  
MADERA, FRESNO, KINGS, TULARE, AND THE VALLEY PORTION OF KERN  
COUNTIES.  
 
THIS AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17,  
2017.  
 
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 661-392-  
5500  
 

 
 
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