Site Name Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI PM10 AQI
Carmel Valley AMS 22 at 9PM 21 at 9PM N/A
Hollister AMS 26 at 9PM 24 at 9PM 11 at 8PM
King City AMS 28 at 9PM 34 at 9PM 23 at 8PM
Pinnacles NM 24 at 9PM N/A N/A
SLV Middle School AMS N/A 34 at 9PM N/A
Salinas AMS 27 at 9PM 18 at 9PM N/A
Santa Cruz AMS 27 at 9PM 35 at 9PM N/A
All times shown in PDT Air Quality Index Information
Site:  Parameter:  Hours:
Air Quality Index Information
Area Today Tomorrow
Pinnacles National Monument Ozone Ozone
Salinas Ozone Ozone
Santa Cruz Ozone Ozone
Hollister Ozone Ozone
King City Ozone Ozone
Carmel Valley Ozone Ozone
Davenport Ozone Ozone
San Lorenzo Valley PM2.5 PM2.5
Scotts Valley Ozone Ozone
Watsonville Ozone Ozone
Marina/Seaside Ozone Ozone
Monterey Peninsula Ozone Ozone
Aug 14-19, 2019 A high pressure system continues to dominate our area for the next couple days producing clear blue skies and warm days along the coast but hot temperatures inland. Coastal temperatures will be kept moderate by the onshore flow. These summer temps will continue until Friday when cooler conditions move in for the weekend. Warmer temps expected to return next week. Expect AQI of GOOD for PM 2.5 in all areas of Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties. AQI for Ozone expected to escalate to MODERATE Wednesday - Friday in Pinnacles, Hollister and King City during the high summer inland temps. Ozone AQI should return to GOOD in these areas over the weekend as temps drop a bit but could return to MODERATE with next week's return to elevated temperatures.

Basin 24-hr Decision
Sun Aug 18
48-hr Forecast
Mon Aug 19
72-hr Outlook
Tue Aug 20
96-hr Trend
Wed Aug 21
North Central Coast - Coastal Zone Burn Favorable
(High Confidence)
Favorable Unfavorable
North Central Coast - Inland Zone Burn Favorable
(High Confidence)
Favorable Unfavorable
North Central Coast - San Lorenzo Valley Burn Favorable
(High Confidence)
Favorable Unfavorable
Source: PFIRS - Prescribed Fire Information Reporting System