North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Sunday, 06/26/2016 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

06/26/2016

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

06/26/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Sunday

06/26/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

06/26/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

06/26/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

06/26/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

06/26/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 74

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

06/26/2016

GREEN

AQI = 49

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 44 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 58 38 YELLOW
Charlotte 61 35 YELLOW
Fayetteville 61 YELLOW
Hickory 61 42 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 48 GREEN
Triad 74 32 YELLOW
Triangle 49 28 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 06/27/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Monday

06/27/2016

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Monday

06/27/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Monday

06/27/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 85

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Monday

06/27/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

06/27/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

06/27/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

06/27/2016

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

Monday

06/27/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 70

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 06/26/2016 11:30 AM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 50 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 48 45 GREEN
Charlotte 85 45 YELLOW
Fayetteville 51 40 YELLOW
Hickory 54 40 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 48 40 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

54 48 YELLOW
Triangle 70 45 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 06/28/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Forecast data for tomorrow will be available at 3:05 PM EDT.