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Regional Air Quality Advisory Issued for Monday

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) -- Air district officials issued an air quality advisory for Monday as haze and smoke from wildfires lingers above the Bay Area.

Pollution levels are not expected to exceed federal health standards and no Spare the Air Alert will be in effect, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

Air quality is expected to be in the good to moderate range on the air quality index. Smoke may mix to the surface, however, and cause isolated pockets of elevated pollution, air district officials said.

Residents can keep track of the latest air quality readings at or the AirNow Fire and Smoke Map at The independently run air monitoring website also provides localized air quality measurements.

To find out when a Spare the Air Alert is in effect, residents can sign up for text alerts by texting the word "START" to 817-57, register for email AirAlerts at, call 1(800) HELP-AIR, download the Spare the Air App or connect with Spare the Air on Facebook or Twitter.

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