North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Friday, 06/23/2017 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

06/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 21

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Friday

06/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Friday

06/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 21

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Friday

06/23/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 52

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

06/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 42

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

06/23/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

06/23/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 55

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

Friday

06/23/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 53

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 21 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 23 45 GREEN
Charlotte 21 GREEN
Fayetteville 24 52 YELLOW
Hickory 24 42 GREEN
Rocky Mount 24 45 GREEN
Triad 26 55 YELLOW
Triangle 22 53 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 06/24/2017

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Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

06/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

06/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 43

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Saturday

06/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 47

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

06/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

06/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 43

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

06/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 40

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

06/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

06/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 48

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 06/23/2017 02:16 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 38 45 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 35 43 GREEN
Charlotte 42 47 GREEN
Fayetteville 38 45 GREEN
Hickory 35 43 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 40 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

38 26 GREEN
Triangle 42 48 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 06/25/2017

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