Thursday and Friday, a weak cold front will move across the region, increasing vertical mixing. In addition, moderate and gusty onshore winds will aid pollutant dispersion. Therefore, despite pollutant carryover from the previous days, particle and ozone levels will be Moderate across the region on both days.
Visit the links below for information to help keep you and your loved ones safe during the wildfires.
Find out when it’s healthy to resume normal activities outside, or what precautions to take if you do venture outdoors.
- AirNow Current Air Quality
- Spare the Air: Sacramento Region
- Purple Air – A good way to track trends in air quality related to particulate matter, but the sensors may register higher numbers than the air actual air quality.
- Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District – Air quality information for Sacramento County
- Sacramento Opens Cleaner-Air Centers
Fire & Smoke Maps
See which fires are sending smoke into your area and how long experts say it could last.
- Fire & Smoke Map – U.S. EPA and the U.S. Forest Service data from low-cost sensors throughout California
- Cal Fire Incidents Map – Information on fires burning in California, including the start date, acres burned, and containment
- InciWeb – Information on fires burning in California and the rest of the U.S.
- Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program – Smoke forecast outlook in U.S. Forests
Get a near-real-time view of smoke from fires.
- Greater Sacramento/Tahoe
- North Bay – Includes Vacaville, Fairfield, and Lake Berryessa
- Sierra/Central Valley
- CBS Sacramento Weather Page
- Latest CBS Sacramento Weather Forecasts
- National Weather Service’s Fire Weather Page
- CBS Sacramento Weather App – Download it for iOS or Android
- Making a Clean Room to Keep Out Smoke
- What is Wildfire Smoke & Can It Make Me Sick?
- Stay Safe During a Wildfire
- Health Effects From Smoke
- Wildfire Smoke FAQs
- Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke
- Protecting Your Kids from Wildfire Smoke
For even more in-depth smoke resources, check out the California Smoke Information blog.