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Forecast By County
Tuesday, September 23
Tue Wed
El Dorado
49
50
Placer
51
47
Sacramento
51
50
Yolo-Solano
44
42

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Sacramento Region Air Quality Forecast Forecast updated by noon
Smoke Update: Smoke from the King Fire will increase particulate matter (PM2.5) levels in the Sacramento region, but especially in parts of El Dorado and Placer counties. PM2.5 levels will be highest during the overnight and morning hours. This pattern is expected to continue through the first part of this week. Check Current Conditions to see the latest PM2.5 readings at monitoring sites in the region.
Today (Tue, Sept 23)
51 AQI - Moderate - Ozone
Tomorrow (Wed, Sept 24)
50 AQI - Good - Ozone

 
Extended Outlook
Thu, Sept 25
Good - Ozone
Fri, Sept 26
Good - Ozone
Sat, Sept 27
Good - Ozone
 
Yesterday's Regional High
Mon, Sept 22
264 AQI - Very Unhealthy - PM2.5
 
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Smoke Continues to Impact Sacramento Region
Smoke from the King Fire will increase particulate matter (PM2.5) levels in the Sacramento region. Smoke impacts will be greatest in the foothills east of Sacramento. Some PM2.5 monitoring sites might see elevated readings. This pattern is expected to continue through the first part of this week. If you can see or smell smoke in your area, you should go indoors and avoid all unnecessary outdoor activities.

For El Dorado County smoke information, please visit Wildfire Information

In addition, a fire information hotline has been set up for the King Fire - (530) 642-7263.

For Placer County smoke information, please visit Wildfire Information

Click on Current Conditions to view the latest hourly readings at the Sacramento region's PM 2.5 monitoring sites.

For tips on how to Spare The Air, visit our Things to Do page.