Busy Highway 99 with downtown Modesto at the horizon in a haze Monday Aug. 19, 2013.  An Air Alert for Monday through Wednesday for Stanislaus county and other counties in the valley basin was announced by the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution control district for potential ozone buildup that could exceed health-based ozone standard.
Busy Highway 99 with downtown Modesto at the horizon in a haze Monday Aug. 19, 2013. An Air Alert for Monday through Wednesday for Stanislaus county and other counties in the valley basin was announced by the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution control district for potential ozone buildup that could exceed health-based ozone standard. Modesto Bee
Busy Highway 99 with downtown Modesto at the horizon in a haze Monday Aug. 19, 2013. An Air Alert for Monday through Wednesday for Stanislaus county and other counties in the valley basin was announced by the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution control district for potential ozone buildup that could exceed health-based ozone standard. Modesto Bee

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