Spare the Air alert issued in Bay Area for Thursday

Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – A Spare the Air alert has been issued in the San Francisco Bay Area for smog Thursday, Sept. 12, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

Temperatures are expected to be hot on Thursday and Friday across the Bay, so officials warn people that the alert could last several days if the air remains in unhealthy levels.

Ways that you can help create a cleaner commute are:

  • Take public transportation
  • Carpool
  • Bike to Work
  • Get a greener car

If you choose to workout outside, it is advised to do so earlier in the morning.

This alerts will be the 13th issued this summer.

To find out more about Spare the Air alerts, sign up for emails here.

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