Blowing dust prompts health caution for Valley

The Fresno BeeJune 10, 2014 

The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert through Wednesday morning due to blowing dust caused by windy conditions.

Affected counties include San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Fresno, Kings and the Valley portion of Kern County.

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District advises those with heart or lung diseases to remain indoors if possible and avoid prolonged or strenuous outdoor physical activities to reduce the effects of unhealthy air.

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