Cal monitoring air quality with football game scheduled for Friday night

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk looks to pass during an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Pullman Wash. After arriving at Washington State as a walk-on Falk will leave as one of the

As devastating wildfires rage on in California's North Bay, the air quality in the Bay Area has worsened significantly due to smoke and ash. We are working through a unique situation, and the health and safety of our student-athletes, fans, coaches and all those who work home football games is of utmost concern.

Cal Athletics released a statement this morning saying they do not expect any changes to the scheduled game. As of Wednesday, the air quality index in Berkley, California was 187. As of 4 p.m. Thursday, the AQI reported by The Environmental Protection Agency was 160. Still, the AQI in Berkeley has declined the past few evenings, falling into the 80s by 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials will continue to observe the AQI data and will provide further updates as more information becomes available. "We will also follow these guidelines for other sports that have competitions scheduled in Berkeley".

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A spokesperson for Cal is in contact with the Pac-12 about the situation, but wasn't sure when a final decision to play or cancel would be required. Per the NCAA, all athletes should be closely monitored in environments with an AQI rating over 150.

The game is scheduled to kickoff at 7:30 p.m., but officials are now monitoring the Air Quality Index (AQI) to make sure it is below 200 before and during the game. "Obviously, (we're) watching that and monitoring constantly".


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