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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, 05/22/2015 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

05/22/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Friday

05/22/2015

GREEN

AQI = 46

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Friday

05/22/2015

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Observed Unavailable

Hickory

Friday

05/22/2015

GREEN

AQI = 22

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Observed Unavailable

Triad

Friday

05/22/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Friday

05/22/2015

GREEN

AQI = 46

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 47 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 46 23 GREEN
Charlotte 49 23 GREEN
Fayetteville Data Unavailable
Hickory 22 GREEN
Rocky Mount Data Unavailable
Triad 48 29 GREEN
Triangle 46 21 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 05/23/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

05/23/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

05/23/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Saturday

05/23/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

05/23/2015

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

05/23/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

05/23/2015

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

05/23/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 64

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

05/23/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 05/23/2015 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 47 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 45 30 GREEN
Charlotte 54 30 YELLOW
Fayetteville 43 30 GREEN
Hickory 54 30 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 42 30 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

64 44 YELLOW
Triangle 47 30 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 05/24/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

05/24/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

05/24/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Sunday

05/24/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

05/24/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

05/24/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

05/24/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

05/24/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 70

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

05/24/2015

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 05/23/2015 01:55 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 47 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 45 35 GREEN
Charlotte 54 35 YELLOW
Fayetteville 45 30 GREEN
Hickory 48 35 GREEN
Rocky Mount 45 35 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

70 51 YELLOW
Triangle 49 35 GREEN