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AQI Forecast by County
Thursday, April 19
Thu Fri
Placer
25
29
Sacramento
42
46
Yolo-Solano
42
50

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. Shop online
  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 (Thu, Apr 19)
42 AQI - Good
Tomorrow (Fri, Apr 20)
50 AQI - Good

Yesterday's High Extended AQI Outlook
Wed, Apr 18
40 AQI - Good
Ozone
Sat, Apr 21
Good
Sun, Apr 22
Good
Mon, Apr 23
Good

Air Quality Forecast and Weather Discussion
Thursday through Saturday, periods of light to moderate northwesterly winds will disperse pollutants in the Sacramento region, keeping particle levels Good on all three days.