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Smoke from Ranch Fire drifts into Bay Area

Original post made on Nov 6, 2019

An air quality advisory due to smoke from the Ranch Fire in Tehama County has been extended through Wednesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 2:00 PM

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Posted by resident
a resident of Downtown North
on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:36 pm

What "federal health standard" is this article referring to? On the PurpleAir website, I see air quality index of over 110 at many locations around town. I consider an AQI of 100 to be unhealthy for everyone.


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Posted by resident
a resident of Downtown North
on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:40 pm

The link in the article goes to the BAAQMD website does not have any sensors in Palo Alto. There are no sensors anywhere in San Mateo County; didn't they used to have one in Redwood City? The closest sensor is in San Jose; I don't know how useful that is to people in Palo Alto.


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