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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, 06/15/2019 (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 Sunday, 06/16/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Sunday

06/16/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

06/16/2019

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

06/16/2019

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

06/16/2019

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

06/16/2019

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

06/16/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Western Ridge Tops

Sunday

06/16/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 53

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Sunday

06/16/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 06/16/2019 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 48 YELLOW
Fayetteville 48 42 GREEN
Hickory 48 46 GREEN
Rocky Mount 40 35 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

46 50 GREEN
Triangle 51 47 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 53 51 YELLOW
Western Valleys 43 51 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 06/17/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Monday

06/17/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Monday

06/17/2019

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

06/17/2019

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

06/17/2019

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

06/17/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 54

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

06/17/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Western Ridge Tops

Monday

06/17/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Monday

06/17/2019

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 06/16/2019 02:16 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 51 43 YELLOW
Fayetteville 43 36 GREEN
Hickory 43 41 GREEN
Rocky Mount 35 32 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

54 52 YELLOW
Triangle 51 43 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 51 45 YELLOW
Western Valleys 40 45 GREEN