They say hot temperatures, calm winds and a strong inversion layer are creating ground level ozone air pollution. That means the air quality index will be “unhealthy for sensitive groups” through Sunday. Jamie Arno is with Sacramento’s Air Quality Management District.
"What we’re really asking is for people to reduce driving. 70% of our air pollution here in the Sacramento region is caused by cars and trucks so if you can reduce a trip this weekend, that can really make a difference."
She says it’s still too early to predict what the air quality will be early next week but she says it definitely won’t be in the “good” range.