Air Quality Fair
Wind SW 2 mph
Wind Gusts 5 mph
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Current Air Quality
The air quality is generally acceptable for most individuals. However, sensitive groups may experience minor to moderate symptoms from long-term exposure.
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The risk of tree pollen symptoms is moderate.
The risk for ragweed pollen symptoms is moderate. Avoid walking in areas with tall grass or plants.
The risk of mold allergy symptoms is low.
The risk of grass pollen symptoms is moderate. Be sure to keep your windows and doors closed.
Dust & Dander
The risk of dust and dander allergy symptoms is low.
The risk of experiencing weather-related arthritis pain is moderate. Stay hydrated and stretch to help avoid arthritis symptoms.
The risk of weather-related sinus pressure is moderate. Make sure you stay hydrated.
The risk of catching a cold is low.
The risk of catching the flu is low.
The risk of suffering from a weather-related migraine is low.
The risk of asthma symptoms is moderate.
Fishing conditions are fair.
Conditions for running are ideal.
Conditions for golfing are great. Stay hydrated when spending time in the sun.
Biking & Cycling
Conditions for cycling are ideal.
Beach & Pool
Conditions for a day at the beach or pool are fair. Temperatures tend to be highest in the mid-afternoon if the day is on the cooler side.
Conditions for stargazing are poor.
Conditions for hiking are ideal. Plan your route with enough time to finish before sundown.
Conditions for lawn mowing are ideal. Try to water your grass at least one inch every week to keep it strong in case of a drought.
Composting conditions are fair. All materials you add should be shredded or broken into smaller pieces.
Conditions for outdoor entertaining will be good. Make sure you have shade available, so guests do not overheat.
Conditions for flying are ideal. Have a safe trip.
Conditions for driving are ideal.
The risk for mosquito activity are low.
The risk for pest activity is high. Replacing outdoor lights with yellow bug lights can attract less insects near your home.
The risk for pest activity is low.
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