Air Quality Alert issued for Bay Area through Tuesday

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an Air Quality Alert through Tuesday this week.

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Satellite imagery over the Bay Area continues to show smoke from the Mendocino Complex Fire drifting south and creating a haze in our atmosphere that is most noticeable in the afternoon.

Air quality across the entire region is moderate Monday, meaning those with respiratory issues should limit their outdoor activity.

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By Tuesday, onshore winds will develop which help to blow smoke out of the Bay Area and will result in better Air Quality for much of the week ahead.

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