High pollution levels can affect your health and the health of your loved ones' and it happens more often than you might think. In fact, during the 2015 smog season, Southern California had 83 days of unhealthful air quality!
The more you know, the better you can protect yourself and your family. SCAQMD's Air Alerts let you stay informed of the air quality in your area. The daily e-mail alerts are color-coded, giving you the information you need at a glance. Sign up today for an Air Alert designed for you. Customize your own Air Alert for your city and set the pollution level you want to keep an eye on.
From November 1 through the end of February, SCAQMD will issue residential wood burning alerts when levels of fine particulates are forecast to reach unhealthy levels. To ensure that you receive notification when a no-burn alert has been forecast for your area, click on the "sign up" button, complete the form, verify the "receive action day notification" box is checked and submit. Additional information on the Check Before You Burn program, including answers to frequently asked questions, can be found here.