Site Name Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI PM10 AQI
Boulder Creek N/A 20 at 11AM N/A
Carmel Valley AMS 12 at 10AM 20 at 10AM N/A
Felton Cal-Fire N/A 30 at 11AM N/A
Hollister AMS 23 at 10AM 41 at 10AM 17 at 9AM
King City AMS 10 at 10AM 33 at 10AM 10 at 9AM
Pinnacles NM 35 at 10AM N/A N/A
SLV Middle School AMS N/A 7 at 10AM N/A
Salinas AMS 6 at 10AM 33 at 10AM N/A
Santa Cruz AMS 3 at 10AM 18 at 10AM N/A
Zayante Fire Station N/A 5 at 11AM N/A
All times shown in PST 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 N/A
San Lorenzo Valley Ozone PM2.5
Scotts Valley Ozone Ozone
Watsonville Ozone N/A
Marina/Seaside Ozone N/A
Monterey Peninsula Ozone Ozone
Jan 28 to Feb 1, 2020 Morning low clouds expected to clear early this week. Drier and warmer daytime conditions are expected as the high pressure ridge develops off coast. Starting the week with daytime highs expected to be a little cooler, in the high 50s then warming up to low-mid 60s by end of week and weekend. Overnight lows will be in the mid-40s to low-50s. South Monterey County areas can expect daytime highs a couple degrees warmer and overnight lows several degrees cooler - in the mid to high 30s. The next low pressure trough is expected system will drop temperatures again by Sunday. San Lorenzo Valley may continue to experience periods of MODERATE PM2.5 AQI in between the rain events. The air quality, for all other areas, is expected to be GOOD in all categories.

Basin 24-hr Decision
Wed Jan 29
48-hr Forecast
Thu Jan 30
72-hr Outlook
Fri Jan 31
96-hr Trend
Sat Feb 1
North Central Coast - Coastal Zone Burn Favorable
(High Confidence)
Unfavorable Favorable
North Central Coast - Inland Zone Burn Favorable
(High Confidence)
Unfavorable Favorable
North Central Coast - San Lorenzo Valley Burn Favorable
(High Confidence)
Unfavorable Favorable
Source: PFIRS - Prescribed Fire Information Reporting System