National Weather Service:
Air Quality Alert

Current Conditions
Updated: 9:35 PM PDT on August 29, 2016
Clear Tehachapi: 66°
Clear
Wind: WSW 4 mph
Dew point: 50°
Pressure: 30.18 in.
Humidity: 56%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Sunrise: 06:25 AM (PDT)
Moon Rise: 03:45 AM (PDT) 8/29
Sunset: 07:24 PM (PDT)
Moon Set: 05:46 PM (PDT) 8/29

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Live Temperatures Around Kern County
5 Day Forecast for Zip Code 93561
Tue
Clear
Clear
84° | 57°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 13 mph
Humidity:
32
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:25 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:24 PM (PDT)
Wed
Clear
Clear
83° | 55°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 13 mph
Humidity:
32
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:25 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:24 PM (PDT)
Thu
Clear
Clear
82° | 52°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 15 mph
Humidity:
33
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:25 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:24 PM (PDT)
Fri
Clear
Clear
79° | 49°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 16 mph
Humidity:
35
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:25 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:24 PM (PDT)
Sat
Clear
Clear
75° | 49°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 18 mph
Humidity:
33
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:25 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
07:24 PM (PDT)
Weather History
There was as close call for Elvis Presley's Graceland on this date in 1978. The remnants of Tropical Storm Debra produced a tornado in southern Memphis, TN that day, injuring 26 people while carving a two mile long, 75-100 yard wide trail. The twister came within one mile of Graceland.
Almanac
Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
August 29, 2016
**Sunrise:6:25 AM Moonrise: 3:45 AM
Sunset:7:24 PM Moonset: 5:46 PM
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Air Pollution Forecast for Bakersfield
  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
YesterdayUnhealthy for Sensitive GroupsOZONE
YesterdayModeratePM2.5
CurrentUnhealthy for Sensitive GroupsOZONE
CurrentModeratePM2.5
MonUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
TueUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
WedUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
ThuUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
FriUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
  Today Conditions
  High Low  
Arvin 97° 67° Clear
Bakersfield 97° 67° Clear
California City 102° 73° Clear
Delano 96° 60° Clear
Edwards 106° 69° Partly Cloudy
Pine Mtn Club 95° 71° Clear
Glennville 90° 58° Clear
Kernville 106° 69° Scattered Clouds
Lake Isabella 90° 58° Clear
Lamont 97° 67° Clear
Lebec 95° 71° Clear
Lost Hills 97° 67° Clear
Maricopa 97° 67° Clear
Mojave 102° 73° Clear
McFarland 97° 67° Clear
Randsburg 106° 69° Scattered Clouds
Ridgecrest 106° 69° Scattered Clouds
Rosamond 106° 69° Clear
Shafter 97° 67° Clear
Taft 97° 67° Clear
Tehachapi 90° 58° Clear
Wasco 97° 67° Clear

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Earthquake Watch
CityMagnitudeDate
Gorman2.710:45 PM PDT on August 27, 2016
Tehachapi2.95:14 AM PDT on August 27, 2016
Minimum magnitude is 2.5.
Air Quality Alert Statement as of 3:28 PM PDT on August 29, 2016

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

This air quality alert is in effect until Tuesday afternoon
August 30.

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



328 PM PDT Mon Aug 29 2016

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

This air quality alert is in effect until Tuesday afternoon
August 30.

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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