Medical Experts Discuss Health Risks Presented By Wednesday Smoke-Choked SkiesIn terms of the health impacts of the ominous orange skies created by particulate matter from Northern California wildfires Wednesday, residents may be relieved to learn that some protection was provided by the marine layer.
Smoldering Hot Spots, Stagnant Air Keep Haze Of Smoke Over Bay AreaMuch of the Bay Area continued to suffer under a blanket of wildfire smoke Thursday, even though the heavy burning from fires burning in the region is finished.
Bay Area Air Quality Advisory Extended Over Wildfires, New NorCal Fire Adds To Hazy SkiesAn air quality advisory was extended yet again as smoke from wildfires burning in other parts of the state drifts into the Bay Area.
Mineral Fire Containment At 30%; Bay Area Air Quality Advisory ExtendedAn air quality advisory has been extended in the Bay Area, as smoke from the Mineral Fire burning in Central California continued to drift into the region.
Smoke From Mineral, Coyote Fires In Central California Leading To Hazy Bay Area SkiesParts of the the San Francisco Bay Area will be covered with hazy skies Thursday, a second straight day of smoke from wildfires burning in Central California drifting into the region.
Smoke From Soberanes Fire Blankets Bay AreaThe smell of smoke wafted over San Francisco Friday as haze from the massive Soberanes Fire near Big Sur blanketed the Bay Area, triggering a Share the Air alert.
Wildfire Smoke Blankets Bay Area But Vehicle Exhaust Is Main Culprit In Sunday's Spare The Air AlertSmoke from Northern California wildfires hung over the Bay Area on Saturday and a Spare the Air alert was issued for Sunday, though officials said it was ozone -- not smoke -- that prompted the warning.
Bad Air, Lack Of Rain In Central Valley Has Residents SufferingThe air in California's Central Valley is so bad that even healthy people are urged to stay indoors. A haze of fine particles has cloaked the skies from Stockton to Bakersfield.