Protect your health and the ones you :
- Notify family and friends when air pollution is on the rise
- Decide when to drive less to help Spare The Air during the summer
- Decide if children should participate in outdoor sporting activities
- Know when wood burning in your fireplace or wood stove is prohibited in Sacramento County
Air Alert is a free email with the Sacramento region's daily air quality forecast. You can get Air Alert at several email addresses, but you must complete a subscription form for each one.
Air Alert provides:
Daily air quality forecast (check the Daily Air Quality Forecast box)
- Ground-level ozone pollution (May - October)
- PM2.5 pollution (November - April)
- Spare The Air alerts when the Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to reach 127 or above
- Current conditions at monitoring sites in the region
- Wildfire smoke advisories, as necessary
- Check Before You Burn daily forecast for Sacramento County only (November - February)
You can stop this service at any time.
Check out Frequently Asked Questions or call the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District at (916) 874-4800 or (800) 880-9025.