... Public information statement...
The north coast unified air quality management district has
issued an air quality advisory...
In Humboldt County... Dinsmore.
In Trinity County... Burnt Ranch... Hyampom... Salyer... Hawkins
Bar and Denny.
In del Norte County... Klamath River drainage and Gasquet.
This message is relayed by the National Weather Service in Eureka
Smoke levels in these areas have been classified as unhealthy and
are creating a health hazard. Depending upon how the smoke
travels... some locations may see some high concentrations for a
few hours. These conditions are problematic for those with health
conditions. Smoke levels continue to be monitored. Please watch
People are recommended to restrict outdoor activity.
Symptoms that may be related to excess smoke exposure include
repeated coughing... shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
... Wheezing... chest tightness or pain... palpitations... nausea or
unusual fatigue... and feeling lightheaded. If you have any of the
symptoms listed above contact your health care provider.
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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:43 PM PDT on August 27, 2015