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AQI Forecast by County
Thursday, September 21
Thu Fri
El Dorado
37
44
Placer
37
44
Sacramento
36
43
Yolo-Solano
36
42

Air Quality Map
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Things to do > Reduce Pollution at Home
Do your garden chores gasoline free

Avoid the use of gas lawn mowers, leaf blowers, edgers and other yard tools - switch to electric

Don't use charcoal lighter fluid

Use an electric or chimney briquette starter or better yet, use a propane grill.

Avoid using pesticides

If necessary, use one that is applied in either a granular or water-based solution because they don't contribute to smog.

Don't use oil-based paints or varnishes

They contain a high percentage of solvents that evaporate and contribute to air pollution.

Avoid consumer spray products

Aerosol products include hairspray, furniture polish, cooking sprays, bathroom cleaners, air fresheners, antiperspirants, insecticides and hobby craft sprays. Choose solids, sticks and gels instead.

Check the back page of The Sacramento Bee's

Our Region section for the daily air quality forecast.

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You'll get an email with the daily air quality forecast, Spare The Air alerts and wildfire messages if smoke becomes a problem in the Sacramento region.


Call (916) 874-4801 to hear the daily air quality forecast.