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    Yosemite National Park will reopen to the public Friday morning following a weeklong closure due to significant smoke impacts from California’s wildfires. The popular national park will welcome guests once again starting at 9 a.m., the National Park Service (NPS) said in a statement, citing improved air quality conditions. Yosemite National Park will reopen to...
    There will be limited, patchy fog along the coast this morning. The afternoon features mostly sunny skies and air quality between good and moderate across the Bay Area.VIDEO: Meteorologist Drew Tuma has your AccuWeather forecastHighs range from the mid 60s to the mid 80s. Overnight it is a mainly clear sky with lows in the...
    San Francisco, California, on September 9, 2020. Katie Canales/Business Insider Wildfire smoke has likely killed more than 1,200 people in California this year, according to Stanford researchers.  That's because smoke contains harmful particles that can enter the lungs and bloodstream, raising people's risk of heart attacks, strokes, and premature death.  The analysis only...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – After several days of clear skies and clean air, the possibility of wildfire smoke has prompted an Air Quality Advisory for the Bay Area on Friday. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the advisory on Thursday, as smoke from the August Complex Fire burning in the Mendocino National...
    PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- The Bay Area's record-breaking streak of poor air quality could cost thousands of lives, according to a new calculation by Stanford researchers.Marshall Burke, an associate professor of earth system science at the university, looked at extensive research on the effects of wildfire pollutants in the air in connection to increase...
    We are dealing with areas of fog this morning and some morning drizzle along our coast. Clouds will break down this morning and the afternoon should feature a fair amount of sunshine and good air quality. Highs range from the mid-60s to mid-80s. Overnight expect patchy fog to again move in and around the Bay...
    We are dealing with areas of fog this morning and some morning drizzle along our coast. Clouds will break down this morning and the afternoon should feature a fair amount of sunshine and good air quality. Highs range from the mid-60s to mid-80s. Overnight expect patchy fog to again move in and around the Bay...
    As I write, the air quality in most of Northern California is pretty good but it was horrible about a week ago and could get bad again during the rest of the fire season.  A few weeks ago I wrote about various government and privately-owned air monitors in our communities, including Larry Magid (Gary Reyes /...
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park will welcome back visitors on Friday as air quality improves. Both parks closed last Thursday when smoke from the sixth-largest wildfire in recorded California history created hazardous air quality. Park officials said air quality is projected...
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park will welcome back visitors on Friday as air quality improves. Both parks closed last Thursday when smoke from the sixth-largest wildfire in recorded California history created hazardous air quality. Park officials said air quality is projected...
    YOSEMITE (CBS SF) — Officials in Yosemite National Park announced Tuesday that the park will reopen to all visitors Friday morning after an over week-long closure due to wildfire smoke and hazardous air quality. Smoke from the Creek Fire and other wildfires has been impacting visitors to the park since Labor Day Weekend. The park...
    I live in CA and this is what our sunsets have looked like for weeks. My friend in upstate New York just posted this picture. Smoke from the west coast fires has reached the east coast. Climate change affects all of us. We are all connected. pic.twitter.com/TCVlUtD1fo — SF Library Lady (@LibrarySurfer) September...
    DENVER (CBS4) – The first day of fall will include usually warm temperatures statewide. But it’s nothing compared to the heat coming later this week. The autumnal equinox occurred at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday and marks the time the sun is directly over the equator. After today, the nights will be longer than the days...
    USA TODAY Sports Super 25 high school football rankings for Sept. 15, 2020 Albums Released During the Pandemic We Cant Stop Listening to Extreme Wildfires Turn Smoke Apps Into the New Weather Apps (Bloomberg) -- For weeks, smoke has blanketed the west coast. The Bay Area has seen a vast improvement in the past...
    Swirling smoke from California’s historic firestorm is still clogging some of the state’s skies — leading to unhealthy air quality in and around the Sierra Nevada. Conditions at one point were considered hazardous Monday morning in the area of Mammoth Lakes, meaning “everyone should stay indoors and reduce activity levels,” according to air quality...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- After dealing with some of the worst air quality in years from wildfire smoke around the region, the Bay Area is finally seeing healthy air. Though don't get too comfortable. Here's when the smoke is expected to return.Track air quality levels where you live with Live Doppler 7 in the media...
    Sunday night will feature limited coastal fog with hazy skies and lows in the low to upper 50s.VIDEO: Meteorologist Drew Tuma has your AccuWeather forecastLIVE: Track Bay Area air quality levelsMonday will still feature hazy skies with air quality fluctuating between good (green) and moderate (yellow) during the day. Its a cooler afternoon with highs...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- It's been a blissful few days of clear skies in the Bay Area, but air quality took a turn this weekend. Smoke was forecasted to make its way back over the region this weekend, says ABC7 News Meteorologist Mike Nicco.LIVE SMOKE TRACKER: Track Bay Area air quality levels"Waking up Saturday morning,...
    California was forced to contend in one week with the triple threat of wildfires, the coronavirus and an earthquake. The Golden State has been under siege by wildfires that burned more than 3.4 million acres scorched so far this year, killed at least 26 people and destroyed numerous homes, CNN reported. Parts of Southern...
    California was forced to contend in one week with the triple threat of wildfires, the coronavirus and an earthquake. The Golden State has been under siege by wildfires that burned more than 3.4 million acres scorched so far this year, killed at least 26 people and destroyed numerous homes, CNN reported. Parts of Southern California...
    After smoke from wildfires in Mendocino and Humboldt counties led to another day of unhealthy air in parts of the Bay Area Saturday, air quality is expected to improve somewhat Sunday and in the early part of the week, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. The Spare the Air alert that was...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- While wildfires continue to rage in Southern California, communities outside the immediate burn areas will see modest improvements in air quality on Saturday.The South Coast Air Quality Management District still has air quality advisories in place for the Bobcat, El Dorado and Snow fires on Saturday. Those fires are burning primarily...
    By SAM METZ, AP/Report for America CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada has been largely spared from the blazes roaring through the West; the state is currently experiencing no active wildfires. But wildfire smoke — full of particulate matter and metals from scorched houses and forests — has cloaked much of the state, forcing schools...
    By SARA CLINE, Associated Press/Report for America SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The availability of coronavirus testing in Oregon decreased this week due to the massive wildfires and the hazardous air quality that stretched across the state. Despite this, officials said Friday that data continues to show a decline in the rate of COVID-19 transmission in...
    Enjoy the good air quality while it lasts through tonight because it's going to look different this weekend.There will be a change in the wind direction as it will bring smoke from the wildfires up north back into our region causing the air quality to decline.VIDEO: Meteorologist Mike Nicco has your AccuWeather forecastLIVE: Track Bay...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have issued a Spare the Air Alert for parts of the North and East Bay Saturday due to wildfire smoke. According to a press release issued by the agency, northerly winds from a passing low-pressure system forecast for Saturday are expected...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Heath advisories related to wildfire smoke have been expanded to 41 of Colorado’s 64 counties on Friday. Air quality will remain unhealthy for everyone through Friday afternoon before significant improvement arrives this weekend. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the smoke in the air on Friday is expected...
    Residents in Los Angeles County can breathe a little easier this weekend, as air quality is expected to improve for the first time in nearly two weeks. The National Weather Service said Friday that a front of cold, low-pressure air moving in from the northwest will help clear out some of the wildfire smoke that...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Southern California will see warm temperatures and hazy skies with unhealthy air quality again on Thursday.The smoke from the California wildfires continues to linger over the region for at least a few more days but the air may clear by the weekend with an onshore flow cooling off the area.Los Angeles...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There has been a haze over Minnesota skies this week coming from the wildfires more than 1500 miles to the west. So, what does this smoky air mean for Minnesota? Good Question. “Right now, in Minnesota, because the source of the fire is out west, we have good air quality,” said Daniel...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is asking people to avoid exercising outside because of the poor air quality. The air quality warning is in effect through Friday afternoon. (credit: CBS) RELATED: Air Quality Unhealthy For Everyone As Wildfire Smoke Gets Worse In Colorado The Colorado Department of Public Health and...
    Yosemite National Park is closing at least through the weekend because of the hazardous air quality caused by wildfires that continue to rage along the West Coast. In a statement, officials announced the California park was closed to all visitors and vehicles as of 5 p.m. Thursday, and would likely remain closed through the weekend...
    Yosemite National Park will close Thursday night due to hazardous air quality as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast. The California national park will close to all visitors and vehicles at 5 p.m. Thursday night. Park officials said in a Thursday statement that they expect it to be closed at least through the...
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KABC) -- With fires scorching the West Coast, air quality has been a concern.The Bobcat Fire burning above Sierra Madre blew smoke across Los Angeles County, forcing residents indoors. And with other wildfires across the West Coast smoke is reaching as far as New York, according to the National Weather Service."We have...
    YOSEMITE (CBS SF) — Officials in Yosemite National Park announced Thursday that the park would shut down to all visitors and vehicular traffic at 5 p.m. due to significant smoke and hazardous air quality from Southern California wildfires. A statement issued by park officials said that all park entrance stations and roads will close as...
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Yosemite National Park is closing to all visitors due to significant smoke impacts from California’s wildfires. The park issued a notice that all entrances and roads will close at 5 p.m. Thursday and will reopen when conditions are safe. The park says there is hazardous air quality throughout Yosemite. Sequoia...
    YOSEMITE (CBS SF) — Officials in Yosemite National Park announced Thursday that the park would shut down to all visitors and vehicular traffic at 5 p.m. due to significant smoke and hazardous air quality from Southern California wildfires. A statement issued by park officials said that all park entrance stations and roads will close as...
    FRESNO, Calif. -- The National Park Service has announced that Yosemite National Park will close to all visitors at 5 pm Thursday due to significant smoke impacts and hazardous air quality.Park officials say that air quality is projected to be in the unhealthy to hazardous range over the next several days, so the park is...
    The Mariners have to move another series out of Seattle as the air quality is not conducive to fielding a baseball game. The Seattle Mariners are currently playing as the home team in San Francisco after moving that two-game series to the Bay Area due to wildfire smoke making it unsafe to play at T-Mobile...
    SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners’ upcoming series against the Padres has been relocated to San Diego due to air quality concerns in the Seattle area. Seattle will be the home team for all three games of the series that begins Friday night, meaning the Padres could be in position to clinch their first playoff...
    BOSTON (CBS) — With wildfires continuing to rage in the Pacific Northwest, the air quality index in certain areas continues to be a significant issue — both for the general public, of course, as well as for professional sporting events. This matter figures to be of particular concern for the New England Patriots, who are...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- That's not smoke, it's fog! For the first time in 30 days the San Francisco Bay Area woke up to Karl the Fog instead of unhealthy air from air quality from historic wildfires burning in the region.RELATED: LIVE: Track Bay Area air quality levelsABC7 News meteorologist Mike Nicco said enjoy the...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Following a record 30 straights days of Spare the Air alerts, there was no such alert Thursday as the region’s air quality continued to clear up – but not completely. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) said the air quality Thursday and Friday was expected to be good...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Areas of thick wildfire smoke originating mainly from out-of-state will cause unhealthy air and extremely poor visibility on Thursday. In many cases the smoke will be even worse than it was on Wednesday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for 27 counties in...