North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

Welcome to the Air Quality Forecast web page. Tomorrow's forecasts are posted each day by 3pm (EDT) and are updated at 10am the next morning, if necessary.

Air Quality observed on Friday, 09/22/2017 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Observed Unavailable

Asheville Valleys

Observed Unavailable

Charlotte

Observed Unavailable

Fayetteville

Observed Unavailable

Hickory

Observed Unavailable

Rocky Mount

Observed Unavailable

Triad

Observed Unavailable

Triangle

Observed Unavailable

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code
Asheville Ridge Tops Data Unavailable
Asheville Valleys Data Unavailable
Charlotte Data Unavailable
Fayetteville Data Unavailable
Hickory Data Unavailable
Rocky Mount Data Unavailable
Triad Data Unavailable
Triangle Data Unavailable

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 09/23/2017

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

09/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

09/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 39

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Saturday

09/23/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 67

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

09/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

09/23/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

09/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

09/23/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 52

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

09/23/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 09/23/2017 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 45 38 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 39 38 GREEN
Charlotte 67 55 YELLOW
Fayetteville 48 48 GREEN
Hickory 51 40 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 45 42 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

50 52 YELLOW
Triangle 51 51 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 09/24/2017

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

09/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

09/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Sunday

09/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 71

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

09/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 55

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

09/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

09/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

09/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone / 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

Sunday

09/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 64

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 09/23/2017 04:07 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 51 51 YELLOW
Asheville Valleys 48 51 YELLOW
Charlotte 71 61 YELLOW
Fayetteville 51 55 YELLOW
Hickory 51 51 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 47 45 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

48 48 GREEN
Triangle 64 55 YELLOW