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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 Monday, 07/06/2015 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Monday

07/06/2015

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Monday

07/06/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Monday

07/06/2015

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Monday

07/06/2015

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

07/06/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

07/06/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

07/06/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Particle Pollution

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Monday

07/06/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

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 43 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 42 51 YELLOW
Charlotte 50 35 GREEN
Fayetteville 36 35 GREEN
Hickory 48 46 GREEN
Rocky Mount 37 38 GREEN
Triad 46 48 GREEN
Triangle 38 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 07/07/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Tuesday

07/07/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Tuesday

07/07/2015

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Tuesday

07/07/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 67

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Tuesday

07/07/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Tuesday

07/07/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Tuesday

07/07/2015

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Tuesday

07/07/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Tuesday

07/07/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 07/07/2015 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 54 YELLOW
Asheville Valleys 42 50 GREEN
Charlotte 67 50 YELLOW
Fayetteville 46 48 GREEN
Hickory 44 48 GREEN
Rocky Mount 44 42 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

58 51 YELLOW
Triangle 51 50 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 07/08/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Wednesday

07/08/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Wednesday

07/08/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 63

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Wednesday

07/08/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 64

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Wednesday

07/08/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 56

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Wednesday

07/08/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 60

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Wednesday

07/08/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Wednesday

07/08/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 64

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Wednesday

07/08/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 60

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 07/07/2015 02:27 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 YELLOW
Asheville Valleys 42 63 YELLOW
Charlotte 64 60 YELLOW
Fayetteville 49 56 YELLOW
Hickory 46 60 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 47 54 YELLOW
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

64 57 YELLOW
Triangle 58 60 YELLOW