tips

AQI Forecast by County
Friday, September 21
Fri Sat
El Dorado
100
80
Placer
100
87
Sacramento
84
67
Yolo-Solano
54
46

Air Quality Map
The map below is a 1-hour snapshot. Click to view all hours recorded since midnight.
Current map


Air Alert Sign-Up

What is Air Alert?

Air Alert provides email notifications to subscribers when air quality is poor in the Sacramento region.

This includes any wildfire smoke advisories in addition to Spare The Air alerts in the summer. For Sacramento County subscribers only, the daily Check Before You Burn status is sent out from November through February. Subscribers can also opt into daily air quality forecasts year-round.

You can stop or modify your subscription at any time.

Why Should You Sign Up?

Knowing when air quality will be poor allows you to protect the health of yourself and those around you. Air pollution can cause health impacts including breathing trouble, aggravated asthma and more. See our Health Effects page for information.

As an Air Alert subscriber, you can:

  • Notify family and friends when air pollution is on the rise
  • Know 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 (November - February)

Need to Make a Subscription Change or Unsubscribe?

Enter your email address in the box at the top of this page to edit your subscription information or unsubscribe from Air Alert.

Need help or want to know more?

See our Frequently Asked Questions or call the Sac Metro Air District at (916) 874-4800 or (800) 880-9025.