Air Pollution Control District Issues Stage 1 Health Advisory

Staff Writer

Based on air pollution levels at 5 a.m on Sept. 4, a Stage 1 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for Mono County communities by the local air pollution control district.

Due to elevated particulate pollution levels, children, the elderly, people with heart or lung problems, or people with current illnesses such as the flu, are advised to stay indoors and avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the impacted areas.

Smoke conditions may change quickly. Both Mono County and Owens Valley communities may have impacts throughout the holiday weekend. If you have any questions please visit http://www.gbuapcd.org/ or call the Great Basin Air Pollution Control District office in Bishop at 760-872-8211.

Health advisories on the web: http://www.gbuapcd.org/healthadvisory

Rough Fire air impacts: http://www.gbuapcd.org/Roughfire.htm

Rough Fire Air Quality Report: http://gbuapcd.org/20150904_RoughFireARAReport.pdf

US Forest Service BlueSky smoke forecast: http://viewer.smoke.airfire.org/run/standard/CANSAC-2km/current/

Hourly PM10 graphs: http://www.gbuapcd.org/data

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