Take it easy: Smoke from Northern California fires is choking Valley air

13 October, 2017, 00:42 | Author: Hope Soto
  • Take it easy: Smoke from Northern California fires is choking Valley air

Officials advise people in the area to stay indoors when possible and possibly leave the area until the forecast improves.

The air pollution from the North Bay wildfires is as worst as it's ever been in the Bay Area. Also in Napa County, the Atlas Fire spread to 25,000 acres and the Patrick Fire burned up 1,000 acres. "It felt like we were lying to our parents", she said. According to the Chron, residents of San Mateo County are also at risk. But no schools were closed, said Marcus Walton, communications director for the district. 80 flights were cancelled as of Tuesday night, at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration, which put the airport on "a delay program, which slows the pace of arriving flights to provide greater separation between aircraft" due to visibility issues related to the smoke.

The sky over Santa Rosa, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 9.

Seven patients were sent to Alta Bates' hospitals (six to the Berkeley location and one to the Oakland), according to Clayton Warren, a hospital spokesperson.

Sector Highlights- Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY), Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.21 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 28.17. Lattice Semiconductor had 14 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 8 of them rate its stock a hold.


Office workers wearing face masks crowd the streets. "In an hour, they were four boxes down just because of the smoke", said Eleanor Fernandez, a Kaiser Permanente volunteer, who added that she felt "light-headed because of the smoke".

Air quality specialists said such high concentrations of PM2.5 are particularly unhealthy for sensitive groups such as people with asthma and other respiratory conditions, the elderly and kids.

This post is based on a story by KQED, which is being periodically updated with the most recent air quality numbers. "It was even seeping into the house". Then, Glidden said, the school district provided surgical masks, which health departments have warned are ineffective in protecting against smoke.

"A lot of people are going up to help the fire, a lot of people are going to volunteer a lot of people walking in the area and they need something to help them breathe", said Brian Altwarg of Markus Supply Ace Hardware Store.

Recommended:



Popular

Business groups raise alarms about Trump's direction on trade
Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico's president, has also called for the modernization of the 23-year-old deal. He says he is advising companies to start planning for the possibility of a world without NAFTA.

Hyperloop One Receives Investment from Virgin Group, Becomes "Virgin Hyperloop One"
The terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but the investment was significant enough that Hyperloop One will now be called Virgin Hyperloop .

Asked to explain 'calm before the storm' remark, Trump talks North Korea
Two bombers operating out of Andersen Air Force Base in Guam carried out the drills, US Pacific Air Forces said in a statement. However, North Korean hackers have been suspected to have previously targeted rival South's power grids with wiper malware.

Murphy: Pulling Out Of Iran Deal Makes North Korea Agreement Harder
If Trump refuses to certify, Congress will have 60 days to decide whether to re-impose USA sanctions on Iran . However, media reports said that the president might pull out of the Iranian nuclear agreement.

Weinstein responds: 'We all make mistakes'
Weinstein attended the world-famous festival many times and several movies he produced have been selected in the competition. The actress said she applauds the women who have come forward with their stories. "I'm not doing OK but I'm trying".

Isis 'White Widow' Sally Jones is killed by U.S. drone strike
Rukmini Callimachi, a correspondent for the New York Times, also said two senior USA officials denied that Jones was dead. According to the Sun , Jones was last seen fleeing from Raqqa, heading for a town on the border with Iraq.

Aarushi murder case: Allahabad HC acquits couple Nupur, Rajesh Talwar
The couple was awarded life sentence by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad on November 26, 2013, a day after their conviction. Reacting to the verdict, the CBI said it would study the high court order and decide the future course of action.

3D Renders Of Nokia 9 Leaked Online
In other Nokia-related news, HMD Global has confirmed that the Nokia 8 will not be available in the United States after all. In terms of other components, speculation has it that the Nokia 9 will boast a 5.5-inch display with QHD resolution.

Ubisoft details Assassin's Creed: Origins free and paid DLC
At launch you'll get " The Nomad's Bazaar ", which will put a wandering merchant in the game who will give you daily quests. According to Ubisoft , the first Trial of the Gods event will be available a few weeks after launch.

Rep. Al Green reads articles of impeachment against Trump on House floor
But when the House moved to consider the resolution about an hour later, Green did not show up and it was shelved as a result. Green said he has not tried selling his proposal to others, saying, "I'm prepared to stand alone".