Santa Cruz
 
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
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Legend: National Parks/Monuments National Parks/Monuments     Legend: Tribal Boundaries Tribal Boundaries
The tribal boundaries shown here are provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and are intended to be used as a general spatial reference only. They are not a formal determination of tribal boundaries by the EPA.
 
AQI: Good (0 - 50) AQI: Good (0 - 50)
Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
AQI: Moderate (51 - 100) AQI: Moderate (51 - 100)
Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150) AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150)
Although general public is not likely to be affected at this AQI range, people with lung disease, older adults and children are at a greater risk from exposure to ozone, whereas persons with heart and lung disease, older adults and children are at greater risk from the presence of particles in the air.
AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200) AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200)
Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.
 AQI:Very Unhealthy (201 - 300) AQI: Very Unhealthy (201 - 300)
Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects.
AQI: Hazardous(301 - 500) AQI: Hazardous (301 - 500)
Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.
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Amador County Air Pollution Control District
American Lung Association (ALA) of California
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Butte County Air Pollution Control District
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Ventura County Air Pollution Control District
Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District
Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 3:00 PDT
51
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
Note: Values above 500 are considered Beyond the AQI. Follow recommendations for the Hazardous category. Additional information on reducing exposure to extremely high levels of particle pollution is available here.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone 31 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 51 Moderate
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Good Good
Health Message: None
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Good Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
Good
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
Good
Good
Ozone
Good
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
Good
Good
Forecast Discussion: March 18-25, 2019 As the high pressure ridge moves out of our area today enjoy a slightly toned down version of Sunday, sunny, clear and warm with seasonably high daytime temps in the mid to high 60s along the coast and low to mid 70s inland. Overnight temperatures will be seasonably warm as well. This transitions into a low pressure system by Tuesday bringing low clouds, cooler temps, unstable atmosphere and on and off chance of precipitation for the rest of the week and into the weekend. The air quality in most areas is expected to be GOOD, however, with the presence of dry days and cool nights PM 2.5 will build causing AQI in the basins, ravines and low lying areas, to increase especially the San Lorenzo Valley. The AQI for PM 2.5 may increase in SLV and Santa Cruz to MODERATE. Ozone and PM10 levels are expected to remain in the GOOD range during this period.
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