Holiday Traffic, Sweltering Heat Monday Prompt First Spare the Air Alert of 2021A combination of tailpipe exhaust and sizzling temperatures expected Monday have prompted Bay Area air quality officials to issue a Spare the Air alert for Memorial Day.
Bay Area Air Quality District Discourages Wood Burning Over Christmas, Stops Short Of BanThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the region's residents to not burn wood during the Christmas holiday but is not issuing Spare the Air alerts that would ban it.
Winter Spare The Air Alert, Wood Burning Ban Extended Into TuesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended its Winter Spare the Air Alert into and wood burning ban into Tuesday, with unhealthy air quality expected to continue.
Spare The Air Alert Issued For Saturday, Wood Burning Banned for 24 HoursThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced a Spare The Air alert for Saturday, which bans wood burning for 24 hours.
Air District Lifts Spare The Air Alerts Early As Glass Fire Reaches 96% ContainmentSpare the Air alerts that had been issued for Monday and Tuesday because of unhealthy amounts of wildfire smoke expected in the Bay Area have been lifted because fire containment and onshore winds have kept most of the smoke from settling around the region.
Smoke From Glass Fire Prompts Spare The Air Alert Extension Through ThursdayContinued smoke from the Glass Fire burning in the North Bay has prompted the ongoing Spare the Air alert to be extended through Thursday, but relief from the smoke should come this weekend, officials said.
Unhealthy Air From Wildfire Smoke Continues To Choke Bay AreaSmoke from the Glass Fire and other Northern California wildfires continued to blanket the Bay Area Friday, sending air quality index readings into the "unhealthy" category.
Spare The Air Alerts Extended Through At Least Tuesday Due To Glass Fire SmokeA Spare the Air alert has been extended through Tuesday, as smoke from the Glass Fire and other wildfires is expected to continue to blanket the Bay Area.
Smoky Skies Again Blanket Bay Area From Glass, Boysen, Shady Fires; Spare The Air Alert Through FridayLess than a month after smoke-choked skies created apocalyptic landscapes across the Bay Area, the region was again blanketed with smoke from the Glass, Boysen and Shady fires in Napa and Sonoma County.
Record-Setting Spare The Air Streak Continues for 28th DayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District extended Spare the Air restrictions through Monday, Sept. 14, stretching the record-breaking streak to 28 days.
Bay Area Spare The Air Alerts Extended Through Labor Day; Poor Air Quality Enters 3rd Straight WeekA record-breaking string of Spare the Air alerts is now in its third week, with an alert for the region extended through Labor Day mostly due to smog.
Smoky Bay Area Air Prompts Record 15th Straight Spare The Air AlertThe longest string of Spare the Air alerts ever issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District because of wildfire smoke in the region will continue through at least Thursday, according to the air district.
Lingering Smoke Prompts Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Through TuesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended Spare the Air alerts through Tuesday because of wildfire smoke that is still causing elevated pollution levels around the region.
Weather Service Cancels Red Flag Warning Over Threat Of Lightning; Spare The Air Alert Extended To WednesdayThe National Weather Service canceled a red flag warning Monday for the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas as the broad scale threat of lightning passed the region.
Wildfire Smoke Creating Problems For COVID-19 Patients, At-Risk ResidentsWhile the smoke from the many fires burning in Northern California is unpleasant for local residents, in the era of COVID-19, it can lead to some serious health risks.