North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Tuesday, 04/25/2017 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Tuesday

04/25/2017

PURPLE

AQI = 246

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Tuesday

04/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 34

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Tuesday

04/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 28

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Tuesday

04/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Tuesday

04/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 33

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Tuesday

04/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 46

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Tuesday

04/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Tuesday

04/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 41

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 246 PURPLE
Asheville Valleys 34 12 GREEN
Charlotte 28 5 GREEN
Fayetteville 40 13 GREEN
Hickory 33 5 GREEN
Rocky Mount 46 15 GREEN
Triad 30 11 GREEN
Triangle 41 24 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 04/26/2017

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Wednesday

04/26/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Wednesday

04/26/2017

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Wednesday

04/26/2017

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Wednesday

04/26/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Wednesday

04/26/2017

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Wednesday

04/26/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Wednesday

04/26/2017

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Wednesday

04/26/2017

GREEN

AQI = 46

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 04/26/2017 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 30 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 42 30 GREEN
Charlotte 47 30 GREEN
Fayetteville 45 25 GREEN
Hickory 42 30 GREEN
Rocky Mount 45 25 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

42 38 GREEN
Triangle 46 30 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Thursday, 04/27/2017

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Thursday

04/27/2017

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Thursday

04/27/2017

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Thursday

04/27/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Thursday

04/27/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Thursday

04/27/2017

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Thursday

04/27/2017

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Thursday

04/27/2017

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Thursday

04/27/2017

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 04/26/2017 02:51 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 30 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 42 30 GREEN
Charlotte 45 30 GREEN
Fayetteville 45 30 GREEN
Hickory 42 30 GREEN
Rocky Mount 47 30 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

48 44 GREEN
Triangle 47 30 GREEN