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AQI Forecast by County
Sunday, March 24
Sun Mon
Placer
29
25
Sacramento
33
29
Yolo-Solano
29
25

Air Quality Map
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Easy Ways to Improve Air Quality
Air pollution poses a health risk to everyone. Your risk depends on your age, current health status and the length of exposure to the pollution. Some people are more vulnerable, especially children, pregnant women, the elderly, and those with lung or heart disease.

Here are five ways to reduce pollution:

  1. Cut back on driving
  2. Never use charcoal lighter fluid
  3. Don't idle - turn off your engine when parked
  4. Use electric-powered tools
  5. Refuel after the sun goes down

A Spare The Air alert in the Sacramento region will be issued when the AQI for ground-level ozone pollution is forecast to reach 126 or above.

Sacramento Region PM2.5 Air Quality Forecast updated by noon
Today (Sun, Mar 24)
33 AQI - Good
Tomorrow (Mon, Mar 25)
29 AQI - Good

Yesterday's High Extended AQI Outlook
Sat, Mar 23
48 AQI - Good
Ozone
Tue, Mar 26
Good
Wed, Mar 27
Good
Thu, Mar 28
Good

Air Quality Forecast and Weather Discussion
Sunday, as surface high pressure moves through northern California, light winds will reduce pollutant dispersion. However, low pollutant carryover from previous days will lead to Good particle levels. Monday, as a low pressure system moves through the Sacramento region, rain showers and moderate southeasterly winds will disperse pollutants, keeping particle levels Good. Tuesday, light southerly winds will reduce pollutant dispersion. However, low pollutant carryover from Monday will result in continued Good particle levels.