National Weather Service:
Air Quality Alert

Current Conditions
Updated: 5:54 PM PDT on August 23, 2016
Clear Bakersfield: 96°
Clear
Wind: NNW 12 mph
Dew point: 44°
Pressure: 29.92 in.
Humidity: 17%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Sunrise: 06:22 AM (PDT)
Moon Rise: 11:21 PM (PDT) 8/23
Sunset: 07:34 PM (PDT)
Moon Set: 12:05 PM (PDT) 8/23

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Live Temperatures Around Kern County
5 Day Forecast for Zip Code 93301
Wed
Clear
Clear
98° | 70°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 11 mph
Humidity:
25
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:22 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:34 PM (PDT)
Thu
Clear
Clear
99° | 69°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 11 mph
Humidity:
22
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:22 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:34 PM (PDT)
Fri
Clear
Clear
95° | 66°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 12 mph
Humidity:
25
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:22 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:34 PM (PDT)
Sat
Clear
Clear
93° | 67°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 10 mph
Humidity:
33
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:22 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:34 PM (PDT)
Sun
Clear
Clear
94° | 67°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 10 mph
Humidity:
34
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:22 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:34 PM (PDT)
Weather History
Hurricane Andrew began to eye Florida on this date in 1992. On the morning of the 23rd, Andrew had winds of 120 mph (Category 3) but by 3:30 P.M., the storm's winds had increased to 150 mph (Category 4). Current Island in the Bahamas recorded a 23 foot storm surge.
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Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
August 23, 2016
**Sunrise:6:22 AM Moonrise: 11:21 PM
Sunset:7:34 PM Moonset: 12:05 PM
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Air Pollution Forecast for Bakersfield
  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
YesterdayModeratePM2.5
YesterdayGoodOZONE
CurrentModerateOZONE
CurrentGoodPM2.5
TueUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
WedUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
ThuUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
FriUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
SatUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
SunUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
  Today Conditions
  High Low  
Arvin 97° 72° Clear
Bakersfield 97° 72° Clear
California City 95° 74° Clear
Delano 96° 63° Clear
Edwards 98° 66° Partly Cloudy
Pine Mtn Club 84° 69° Clear
Glennville 82° 58° Clear
Kernville 99° 67° Partly Cloudy
Lake Isabella 82° 58° Clear
Lamont 97° 72° Clear
Lebec 84° 69° Clear
Lost Hills 97° 72° Clear
Maricopa 97° 72° Clear
Mojave 95° 74° Clear
McFarland 97° 72° Clear
Randsburg 99° 67° Partly Cloudy
Ridgecrest 99° 67° Partly Cloudy
Rosamond 96° 68° Partly Cloudy
Shafter 97° 72° Clear
Taft 97° 72° Clear
Tehachapi 82° 58° Clear
Wasco 97° 72° Clear

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Air Quality Alert Statement as of 3:11 PM PDT on August 23, 2016

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district is
continuing an air quality alert due to smoke impacts from the
Cedar and Tule wildfires in Tulare and the valley portion of Kern
counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday afternoon
August 24.

The air quality alert has expired for San Joaquin, Stanislaus,
Merced, Madera, Fresno, and Kings counties.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems,
aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute
bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctors
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions
dictate.

For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
air district office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-381-
1809



311 PM PDT Tue Aug 23 2016

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district is
continuing an air quality alert due to smoke impacts from the
Cedar and Tule wildfires in Tulare and the valley portion of Kern
counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday afternoon
August 24.

The air quality alert has expired for San Joaquin, Stanislaus,
Merced, Madera, Fresno, and Kings counties.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems,
aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute
bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctors
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions
dictate.

For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
air district office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-381-
1809


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