Air quality levels in the Sacramento region are expected to worsen this weekend as the forecast shows shifting winds will push smoke from wildfires into the valley.
The National Weather Service is warning this weekend have unhealthy breathing conditions which will continue into early next week. To avoid the smoke, run your AC, limit your outdoor activities or better yet, stay indoors.
Air quality has been spotty for weeks with several wildfires burning and spewing smoke across Northern California, with areas around Lake Tahoe showing the worst levels of particulate matter in the country. But those areas are expected to see some improved air quality overnight as wind shifts, pushing smoke south.