Wildfire Smoke, Hot Inland Temperatures Prompt Spare The Air Alert SaturdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Saturday because of wildfire smoke combined with hot temperatures and vehicle exhaust that are expected to create unhealthy levels of smog in the region.
Bay Area Air Quality Advisory Issued For Friday, Saturday Because of Wildfire SmokeSmoke from wildfires in Southern and Central California has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) to issue an air quality advisory for Friday and Saturday.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for Wednesday Due to Wildfire SmokeThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing an air quality advisory for Wednesday due to smoke from wildfires elsewhere in California.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for Wednesday Due to Wildfire SmokeThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory for Wednesday because smoke from wildfires across Northern California is expected to move into the region.
Spare the Air Alert Extended Through Labor DayAir district officials extended a Spare the Air Alert through Monday and urged Bay Area residents to avoid driving during the holiday weekend to lessen the buildup of smog.
AirBnb Refuses to Refund Tahoe Rental Deposit as Wildfires, Delta Variant Threaten Travel PlansBetween a new CDC warning about the dangers of traveling amid the delta variant COVID-19 case surge and the widely felt impacts of the Northern California wildfires, some Bay Area residents aren't feeling a lot of enthusiasm for the upcoming holiday weekend.
UC Berkeley Study Finds Ways to Avoid Wildfire ParticulatesCalifornia residents can cut the particulate matter in their homes in half during wildfire season by closing windows, using air filtration systems and cooking less, a University of California at Berkeley study found.
New Weather System Expected to Push Wildfire Smoke from Bay Area SkiesThe Bay Area's air quality is forecast to improve over the next couple of days as a new weather pattern moves in from offshore, pushing the current blanket of wildfire smoke out of the region, according to the National Weather Service.
Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Extended to SundayBay Area residents are banned from burning wood indoors and outdoors for the third day in a row as a Spare the Air alert -- in place Friday and Saturday -- now is extended to Sunday.
Smoke Plume Over Bay Area Triggers Spare the Air Alert, Forces Cancellation Of Youth Sports GamesShifting winds pulled a large plume of smoke from the raging Caldor and Monument wildfires over the San Francisco Bay Area Friday, casting a haze over the area, triggering a Spare the Air alert, and forcing the cancellation of youth sports games.
EPA Grants Nearly $3M To Bay Area Institutions For Wildfire Smoke ResearchThree Bay Area research projects will share nearly $3 million in federal grants to study how people can reduce their exposure to toxic wildfire smoke, according to an announcement Wednesday from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Air Quality Advisories Issued for Friday, Saturday Due to Wildfire SmokeThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing air quality advisories for Friday and Saturday because of wildfire smoke, according to officials.
UPDATE: Smoke Leads Bay Area Air District to Extend Advisory into TuesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending an air quality advisory for wildfire smoke through Tuesday.
Bay Area Air Quality Advisory Extended into Saturday Due to Wildfire SmokeThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another air quality advisory covering the region for Saturday due to wildfire smoke.
WILDFIRES: Bay Area Air Quality District Extends Advisory As Wildfire Smoke Drifts SouthThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) extended am advisory Wednesday warning of a possible drop in air quality through Friday as smoke from nearby wildfires makes its way to the Bay Area.