Air quality reaches 'unhealthy' range in Reno, Sparks, Gardnerville area
Air quality has reached the 'unhealthy' range throughout Reno, Sparks and Gardnerville due to smoke from the Ferguson Fire burning near Yosemite National Park in northern California.
Smoke from the fire will be thick today for the Eastern Sierra, Tahoe Basin, and Sierra Front of western Nevada. Expect poor air quality and visibility.
You are encouraged to stay indoors if you are sensitive to smoke and reduce any prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
To check the air quality where you live, visit airnow.gov.