Check the air quality for the Sacramento area

Offshore winds are expected to improve air quality in parts of the Sacramento area, but unhealthy and dangerous air will persist Monday in areas near the Mosquito Fire, according to Spare the Air. The Sacramento Metropolitan, El Dorado, Feather River, Placer and Yolo-Solano air districts forecast moderate to hazardous air quality for the region for the next two days. Monday Air Quality Forecast El Dorado: UnhealthyPlacer: Dangerous and Sierra Monday morning. Much of the thicker smoke will drift east into Tahoe Basin in the afternoon. | VIDEO BELOW | Here’s a look at this week’s forecastPeople with lung and respiratory problems should avoid strenuous and prolonged outdoor activities which could worsen their conditions in polluted air. People are also advised to wear N95 masks which can filter out smoke particles. Here are some recommended ways to reduce your exposure to smoke: Stay indoors with windows and doors closed; if possible, run air conditioner in “recirculation” mode Limit outdoor physical activity Leave areas affected by smoke if possible until conditions improve Reduce unnecessary driving. If you are traveling in areas affected by smoke, make sure your vehicle’s ventilation system is in “recirculation” mode. Non-HEPA paper face mask filters and bandana-style face coverings are not able to filter out extra fine smoke particles, which are much smaller. . Therefore, they will not be useful in protecting individuals from smoke-related impacts. Information on the use of masks and face coverings during smoke strikes can be found here. Learn more about Placer County Smoke here.

Onshore winds are expected to improve air quality in parts of the Sacramento area, but unhealthy and dangerous air will persist in areas near the Mosquito Fire on Monday, according to Spare the Air.

The Sacramento Metropolitan, El Dorado, Feather River, Placer and Yolo-Solano air districts forecast moderate to hazardous air quality for the region for the next two days.

Monday Air Quality Forecast

  • Eldorado: unhealthy
  • Placer: Dangerous
  • Sacramento: Moderate
  • Yolo Solano: Moderate

Tuesday Air quality forecast

  • El Dorado: unhealthy for sensitive groups
  • Place: Very unhealthy
  • Sacramento: Moderate
  • Yolo Solano: Moderate

KCRA 3 meteorologist Eileen Javora said the worst air quality was mainly a problem in the Foothills and Sierra on Monday morning. Much of the thicker smoke will drift east into Tahoe Basin in the afternoon.

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| VIDEO BELOW | Here’s a preview of this week’s predictions

People with lung and respiratory problems should avoid strenuous and prolonged outdoor activities that could worsen their condition in polluted air. People are also advised to wear N95 masks which can filter out smoke particles.

This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, on their website.

Here are some recommended ways to reduce your exposure to smoke:

  • Stay indoors with windows and doors closed; if possible, run the air conditioner on the “recirculation” setting
  • Limit physical activity outdoors
  • Leave smoke-affected areas if possible until conditions improve
  • Reduce unnecessary driving. If you are traveling in smoke-affected areas, make sure your vehicle’s ventilation system is on “recirculation”
  • Non-HEPA paper face mask filters and bandana-style face coverings are not able to filter out extra fine smoke particles, which are much smaller. Therefore, they will not be useful in protecting individuals from smoke-related impacts. Information on the use of masks and face coverings during smoke strikes can be found here.

Learn more about Placer County Smoke here.

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