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Air Quality observed on Wednesday, 04/23/2014 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Wednesday

04/23/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

Elevations above 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Asheville Valleys

Wednesday

04/23/2014

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

Elevations below 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Charlotte

Wednesday

04/23/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union and southern Iredell Counties

Fayetteville

Wednesday

04/23/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Wednesday

04/23/2014

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Observed Unavailable

Triad

Wednesday

04/23/2014

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, and Stokes Counties

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Wednesday

04/23/2014

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Orange, Person, Vance, and Wake Counties
Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code
Asheville Ridge Tops 58 YELLOW
Asheville Valleys 49 26 GREEN
Charlotte 54 28 YELLOW
Fayetteville 58 38 YELLOW
Hickory 49 24 GREEN
Rocky Mount Data Unavailable
Triad 49 30 GREEN
Triangle 47 38 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Thursday, 04/24/2014

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Thursday

04/24/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 53

Ozone

Elevations above 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Asheville Valleys

Thursday

04/24/2014

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Elevations below 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Charlotte

Thursday

04/24/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union and southern Iredell Counties

Fayetteville

Thursday

04/24/2014

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Thursday

04/24/2014

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Thursday

04/24/2014

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Thursday

04/24/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, and Stokes Counties

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Thursday

04/24/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Orange, Person, Vance, and Wake Counties

Last Updated: 04/24/2014 12:00 AM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 53 YELLOW
Asheville Valleys 45 42 GREEN
Charlotte 58 41 YELLOW
Fayetteville 47 40 GREEN
Hickory 48 40 GREEN
Rocky Mount 42 37 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

54 44 YELLOW
Triangle 51 38 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Friday, 04/25/2014

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

04/25/2014

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

Elevations above 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Asheville Valleys

Friday

04/25/2014

GREEN

AQI = 47

Particle Pollution

Elevations below 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Charlotte

Friday

04/25/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 53

Particle Pollution

Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union and southern Iredell Counties

Fayetteville

Friday

04/25/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 57

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

04/25/2014

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

04/25/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 57

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

04/25/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 52

Particle Pollution

Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, and Stokes Counties

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Friday

04/25/2014

YELLOW

AQI = 62

Particle Pollution

Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Orange, Person, Vance, and Wake Counties

Last Updated: 04/24/2014 02:21 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 40 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 30 47 GREEN
Charlotte 36 53 YELLOW
Fayetteville 42 57 YELLOW
Hickory 32 50 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 57 YELLOW
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

40 52 YELLOW
Triangle 40 62 YELLOW

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