The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued an advisory stating that smoke from the wildfires in California and Oregon could make the air quality reach high-moderate levels on the EPA’s Air Quality Index.
Wildfires in California and Oregon are causing air quality warnings in the Bay Area.
Although smoky skies and the smell of smoke from the wildfires in California and Oregon are present, pollution levels are not expected to exceed national health standards.
Health officials suggest staying indoors, closing windows and doors, and using air conditioning and car vent systems to prevent smoky air due to the wildfires in California and Oregon, from entering.
The National Weather Service has also issued a fire-weather watch for parts of the interior North Bay. San Francisco has been ranked as the 8th-most polluted city in the world, according to IQAir.
The smoke from the wildfires in California and Oregon is causing unhealthy air quality for sensitive groups.
The wildfires in California and Oregon are creating smoke that is being pushed southward towards Northern California, including the Bay Area, ABC News says.
Fire officials are allowing the wildfires in California and Oregon to burn out as they are not endangering people or property.
The smoke caused by the wildfires in California and Oregon has become so thick that landmarks like the San Francisco Bay Bridge and the San Francisco skyline are barely visible.
Air quality is not expected to improve until Friday, according to meteorologists, ABC News added.