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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 Sunday, 04/26/2015 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

04/26/2015

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

04/26/2015

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Sunday

04/26/2015

GREEN

AQI = 26

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

04/26/2015

GREEN

AQI = 31

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

04/26/2015

GREEN

AQI = 25

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

04/26/2015

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

04/26/2015

GREEN

AQI = 33

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

04/26/2015

GREEN

AQI = 34

Ozone

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 43 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 36 24 GREEN
Charlotte 26 19 GREEN
Fayetteville 31 13 GREEN
Hickory 23 25 GREEN
Rocky Mount 36 19 GREEN
Triad 33 15 GREEN
Triangle 34 19 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 04/27/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Monday

04/27/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Monday

04/27/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Monday

04/27/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Monday

04/27/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

04/27/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

04/27/2015

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

04/27/2015

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Monday

04/27/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 04/27/2015 12:00 AM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 47 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 45 45 GREEN
Charlotte 48 40 GREEN
Fayetteville 45 42 GREEN
Hickory 45 40 GREEN
Rocky Mount 44 37 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

40 28 GREEN
Triangle 47 45 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 04/28/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Tuesday

04/28/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Tuesday

04/28/2015

GREEN

AQI = 41

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Tuesday

04/28/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Tuesday

04/28/2015

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Tuesday

04/28/2015

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Tuesday

04/28/2015

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Tuesday

04/28/2015

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

Tuesday

04/28/2015

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 04/27/2015 12:57 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 45 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 41 37 GREEN
Charlotte 45 36 GREEN
Fayetteville 42 35 GREEN
Hickory 42 35 GREEN
Rocky Mount 40 33 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

48 34 GREEN
Triangle 44 37 GREEN