'Spare the Air' in effect for Friday/Saturday

August 10, 2012 1:13:51 PM PDT
A 'Spare the Air' alert is in effect for the Bay Area for Friday, August 10 and Saturday August 11.

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District, or BAAQMD, issues Spare the Air days when air quality is unhealthy -- often coinciding with high temperatures and high pollution levels.

Click here for e-mail and phone alerts. Additional information can be found at the Spare the Air website.