Motorists drive along Martin Luther Kind Jr. Way as smoke from wildfires across the state makes its way into Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued and alert for Merced County due to smoke impacts from wildfires.
Motorists drive along Martin Luther Kind Jr. Way as smoke from wildfires across the state makes its way into Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued and alert for Merced County due to smoke impacts from wildfires. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com
Motorists drive along Martin Luther Kind Jr. Way as smoke from wildfires across the state makes its way into Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued and alert for Merced County due to smoke impacts from wildfires. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

Here's what experts are saying about the smog lingering in Merced County

October 23, 2017 10:50 PM