Is the air quality index in your area safe? See map of Southern California for the latest info

This air quality map shows how California's wildfires and the extreme heat are making it harder to breathe in some communities.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021
Fires up north continue to bring smoke, haze to SoCal
As wildfires continue to burn out of control in Central and Northern California, smoke that drifted down south is impacting air quality.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Southern California has been dealing with some of the worst air quality in years thanks to wildfires, heat and pollution.

Below is a map that shows air quality levels for SoCal as well as statewide.

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More on air quality, wildfire smoke and your health:

  • How wildfire smoke can impact your health
  • SoCal wildfires cause worst air quality in nearly 30 years
  • Tips for protecting your eyes from wildfire smoke, bad air quality
  • If you find yourself in the vicinity of a wildfire, the air could get smoky very quickly depending on the wind direction and speed. Check out these tips from AccuWeather to help protect your eyes when there's wildfire smoke in the air.