National Weather Service:
Air Quality Alert

Current Conditions
Updated: 3:53 PM CDT on July 27, 2016
Overcast Oklahoma City: 92°
Overcast
Wind: South 5 mph
Dew point: 71°
Pressure: 29.87 in.
Heat Index: 98°
Humidity: 50%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Sunrise: 06:35 AM (CDT)
Moon Rise: 01:09 AM (CDT)
Sunset: 08:37 PM (CDT)
Moon Set: 02:43 PM (CDT)

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Live Temperatures Around Kern County
5 Day Forecast for Zip Code 73101
Wed
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
92° | 72°
Chance of Rain:
20%
Wind:
at 4 mph
Humidity:
67
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:35 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:37 PM (CDT)
Thu
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
94° | 72°
Chance of Rain:
20%
Wind:
at 8 mph
Humidity:
73
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:35 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:37 PM (CDT)
Fri
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Chance of T-storms
91° | 72°
Chance of Rain:
50%
Wind:
at 8 mph
Humidity:
72
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:35 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:37 PM (CDT)
Sat
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
95° | 74°
Chance of Rain:
20%
Wind:
at 11 mph
Humidity:
70
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:35 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:37 PM (CDT)
Sun
Clear
Clear
96° | 75°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 14 mph
Humidity:
61
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:35 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:37 PM (CDT)
Weather History
During present hurricane seasons, hurricane hunter airplanes routinely fly in and out of hurricane eyes. On this date in 1943, U.S. Air Force Colonel Joseph Duckworth began this tradition by becoming the first person to fly through the eye of a hurricane.
Almanac
Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
July 27, 2016
**Sunrise:6:35 AM Moonrise: 1:09 AM
Sunset:8:37 PM Moonset: 2:43 PM
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Air Pollution Forecast for Oklahoma City
  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
YesterdayModerateOZONE
YesterdayGoodPM10
CurrentUnhealthy for Sensitive GroupsOZONE
CurrentGoodPM10
WedModerate OZONE
WedModerate PM2.5
ThuModerate OZONE
ThuModerate PM2.5
FriModerate OZONE
FriModerate PM2.5
  Today Conditions
  High Low  
Arvin 109° 79° Clear
Bakersfield 109° 79° Clear
California City 108° 82° Clear
Delano 108° 71° Clear
Edwards 106° 77° Partly Cloudy
Pine Mtn Club 97° 78° Clear
Glennville 95° 67° Clear
Kernville 114° 79° Partly Cloudy
Lake Isabella 95° 67° Clear
Lamont 109° 79° Clear
Lebec 97° 78° Clear
Lost Hills 109° 79° Clear
Maricopa 109° 79° Clear
Mojave 108° 82° Clear
McFarland 109° 79° Clear
Randsburg 114° 79° Partly Cloudy
Ridgecrest 114° 79° Partly Cloudy
Rosamond 104° 78° Clear
Shafter 109° 79° Clear
Taft 109° 79° Clear
Tehachapi 95° 67° Clear
Wasco 109° 79° Clear

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Earthquake Watch
CityMagnitudeDate
Medford2.57:47 PM CDT on July 26, 2016
Stillwater2.510:29 AM CDT on July 26, 2016
Fairview2.57:46 PM CDT on July 25, 2016
Luther2.510:30 AM CDT on July 25, 2016
Perry2.68:12 AM CDT on July 25, 2016
Fairview3.06:36 PM CDT on July 24, 2016
Minimum magnitude is 2.5.
Air Quality Alert Statement as of 1:31 PM CDT on July 27, 2016

... Air quality alert in effect for Thursday...

The following statement was issued by the Oklahoma department of
environmental quality.

An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for Thursday...
July 28th... for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area due to
expected high concentrations of ozone.

Persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce
physical exertion and outdoor activity.

The general public is encouraged to help alleviate the problem by
reducing vehicle miles traveled by riding the bus... carpooling... or
avoiding unnecessary trips. The public is also asked to avoid
refueling during the morning and early afternoon hours... and to
avoid the use of two cycle engines such as lawn mowers...
motorcycles... weedeaters... and outboard engines. It is also advised
to limit outdoor burning.

For hourly updates on concentrations and possible health warnings,
telephone the Oklahoma department of environmental quality at
405-702-4100. For more information on health effects, call the
American lung association of Oklahoma at 405-748-4674


131 PM CDT Wed Jul 27 2016

... Air quality alert in effect for Thursday...

The following statement was issued by the Oklahoma department of
environmental quality.

An air quality alert for ozone has been issued for Thursday...
July 28th... for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area due to
expected high concentrations of ozone.

Persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce
physical exertion and outdoor activity.

The general public is encouraged to help alleviate the problem by
reducing vehicle miles traveled by riding the bus... carpooling... or
avoiding unnecessary trips. The public is also asked to avoid
refueling during the morning and early afternoon hours... and to
avoid the use of two cycle engines such as lawn mowers...
motorcycles... weedeaters... and outboard engines. It is also advised
to limit outdoor burning.

For hourly updates on concentrations and possible health warnings,
telephone the Oklahoma department of environmental quality at
405-702-4100. For more information on health effects, call the
American lung association of Oklahoma at 405-748-4674



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