Air District Operations

The Air District is taking steps to ensure Bay Area air quality and public health are protected while the shelter-in-place orders are in effect. Permits for businesses adjusting operations to aid in the public health response will also be expedited. Read more... | en Español

Air Quality Advisory

On Friday and Saturday, smoke from the August Complex Fire may impact the North Bay and parts of the East Bay, causing smoky and hazy skies. There is no Spare the Air Alert in effect and air quality is not expected to be unhealthy. See our hourly air quality data for the most up-to-date information, as well as Press Releases@AirDistrict, and our Wildfire Safety Tips web page.  Sign up for Bay Area Air Alerts.  en Español

Air Quality Forecasts

Get daily forecasts of air quality in the Bay Area.

Air District meteorologists issue daily forecasts for air quality. 

Available daily forecasts include:

Air Quality Index Levels of Health Concern Numerical
Value
Good 0 to 50
Moderate 51 to 100
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 101 to 150
Unhealthy 151 to 200
Very Unhealthy 201 to 300
Hazardous 301 to 500

Note: Values above 500 are considered Beyond the AQI. Follow recommendations for the "Hazardous category." See additional information on reducing exposure to extremely high levels of particle pollution.

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Spare the Air Status
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Spare the Air Status
  • Saturday,
    9/26

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 8/19/2014