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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 Thursday, 02/11/2016 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Thursday

02/11/2016

GREEN

AQI = 39

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Thursday

02/11/2016

GREEN

AQI = 19

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Thursday

02/11/2016

GREEN

AQI = 32

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Observed Unavailable

Hickory

Thursday

02/11/2016

GREEN

AQI = 33

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Observed Unavailable

Triad

Thursday

02/11/2016

GREEN

AQI = 24

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

Thursday

02/11/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

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 39 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 19 GREEN
Charlotte 32 31 GREEN
Fayetteville Data Unavailable
Hickory 33 GREEN
Rocky Mount Data Unavailable
Triad 24 GREEN
Triangle 34 45 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Friday, 02/12/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Forecast Unavailable

Asheville Valleys

Friday

02/12/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Friday

02/12/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 55

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Friday

02/12/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

02/12/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 52

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

02/12/2016

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

02/12/2016

GREEN

AQI = 36

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Friday

02/12/2016

GREEN

AQI = 47

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 02/12/2016 12:00 AM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops Forecast Unavailable
Asheville Valleys 48 GREEN
Charlotte 55 YELLOW
Fayetteville 40 GREEN
Hickory 52 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 30 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

36 GREEN
Triangle 47 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 02/13/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Forecast Unavailable

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

02/13/2016

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Saturday

02/13/2016

GREEN

AQI = 27

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

02/13/2016

GREEN

AQI = 26

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

02/13/2016

GREEN

AQI = 25

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

02/13/2016

GREEN

AQI = 18

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

02/13/2016

GREEN

AQI = 18

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

02/13/2016

GREEN

AQI = 31

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 02/12/2016 02:40 PM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops Forecast Unavailable
Asheville Valleys 30 GREEN
Charlotte 27 GREEN
Fayetteville 26 GREEN
Hickory 25 GREEN
Rocky Mount 18 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

18 GREEN
Triangle 31 GREEN