North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Thursday, 11/23/2017 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Observed Unavailable

Asheville Valleys

Observed Unavailable

Charlotte

Observed Unavailable

Fayetteville

Observed Unavailable

Hickory

Observed Unavailable

Rocky Mount

Observed Unavailable

Triad

Observed Unavailable

Triangle

Observed Unavailable

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

Air Quality Forecast for Friday, 11/24/2017

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

11/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 65

Particle Pollution

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

Asheville Valleys

Friday

11/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 65

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Friday

11/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 55

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Friday

11/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

11/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 60

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

11/24/2017

GREEN

AQI = 42

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

11/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Friday

11/24/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 52

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 11/24/2017 09:11 AM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 65 YELLOW
Asheville Valleys 65 YELLOW
Charlotte 55 YELLOW
Fayetteville 45 GREEN
Hickory 60 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 42 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

58 YELLOW
Triangle 52 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 11/25/2017

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

11/25/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 60

Particle Pollution

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

11/25/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 60

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Saturday

11/25/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 55

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

11/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 47

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

11/25/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 55

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

11/25/2017

GREEN

AQI = 43

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

11/25/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 54

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

11/25/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 11/24/2017 09:28 AM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 60 YELLOW
Asheville Valleys 60 YELLOW
Charlotte 55 YELLOW
Fayetteville 47 GREEN
Hickory 55 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 43 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

54 YELLOW
Triangle 51 YELLOW