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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 Tuesday, 08/20/2019 (Change date)

Charlotte

Observed Unavailable

Fayetteville

Observed Unavailable

Hickory

Observed Unavailable

Rocky Mount

Observed Unavailable

Triad

Observed Unavailable

Triangle

Observed Unavailable

Western Ridge Tops

Observed Unavailable

Western Valleys

Observed Unavailable

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code
Charlotte Data Unavailable
Fayetteville Data Unavailable
Hickory Data Unavailable
Rocky Mount Data Unavailable
Triad Data Unavailable
Triangle Data Unavailable
Western Ridge Tops Data Unavailable
Western Valleys Data Unavailable

Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 08/21/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Wednesday

08/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Wednesday

08/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Wednesday

08/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Wednesday

08/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Wednesday

08/21/2019

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

08/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Wednesday

08/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Wednesday

08/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 08/21/2019 12:00 AM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 61 50 YELLOW
Fayetteville 45 50 GREEN
Hickory 45 50 GREEN
Rocky Mount 43 50 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

42 36 GREEN
Triangle 50 50 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 45 50 GREEN
Western Valleys 45 50 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Thursday, 08/22/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Thursday

08/22/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Thursday

08/22/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Thursday

08/22/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Thursday

08/22/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Thursday

08/22/2019

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

08/22/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

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

Western Ridge Tops

Thursday

08/22/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Thursday

08/22/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 08/21/2019 02:40 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 61 50 YELLOW
Fayetteville 50 50 GREEN
Hickory 50 50 GREEN
Rocky Mount 45 50 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

48 38 GREEN
Triangle 54 50 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 45 50 GREEN
Western Valleys 45 50 GREEN