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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 Saturday, 04/30/2016 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

04/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

04/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Saturday

04/30/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 53

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Observed Unavailable

Hickory

Saturday

04/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 36

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

04/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 31

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

04/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 24

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

04/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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 50 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 45 39 GREEN
Charlotte 40 53 YELLOW
Fayetteville Data Unavailable
Hickory 23 36 GREEN
Rocky Mount 31 GREEN
Triad 24 20 GREEN
Triangle 28 30 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 05/01/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

05/01/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

05/01/2016

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Sunday

05/01/2016

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

05/01/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

05/01/2016

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

05/01/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

05/01/2016

GREEN

AQI = 26

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

05/01/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 05/01/2016 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 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 42 38 GREEN
Charlotte 44 38 GREEN
Fayetteville 40 35 GREEN
Hickory 42 35 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 32 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

26 24 GREEN
Triangle 40 35 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 05/02/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 05/01/2016 01:42 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 45 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 40 35 GREEN
Charlotte 45 42 GREEN
Fayetteville 40 38 GREEN
Hickory 42 35 GREEN
Rocky Mount 42 35 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

42 32 GREEN
Triangle 45 38 GREEN