August 8, 2017, 9 PM, Health Advisory sent by the Great Basin Air Pollution Control District
Affected Communities: Mammoth Lakes
Smoke Source: Multiple lightning-caused wildfires in Yosemite National Park
Based on air pollution levels at the Mammoth Lakes PM10 monitor from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm PDT on August 8, 2017 a Stage 1 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for the town of Mammoth Lakes. The Mammoth Lakes monitor recorded PM10 levels between 101 and 140 μg/m³.
Due to elevated particulate pollution levels, children, the elderly, people with heart or lung problems, or people with current illnesses such as the flu, are advised to stay indoors and avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the impacted areas.
Smoke conditions may change quickly. If you have any questions please visit http://www.gbuapcd.org/ or call the Great Basin Air Pollution Control District office in Bishop at 760-872-8211 during regular business hours.
Health advisories on the web: http://www.gbuapcd.org/healthadvisory
Empire Fire (largest of the Yosemite lightning fires) InciWeb information: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5475/
Great Basin Unified Air Pollution information: http://www.gbuapcd.org/Wildfire/2017/Empire/EmpireFire.htm
Great Basin Unified Air Pollution information on all wildfires being monitored in the District: http://www.gbuapcd.org/Wildfire/
US Forest Service BlueSky smoke forecast: https://haze.airfire.org/websky/v1/run/standard/CANSAC-2km/current/
Hourly PM10 & PM2.5 information: http://www.gbuapcd.org/data
Empire Fire - August 8, 2017 National Park Service - https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5475/
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