North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Friday, 12/02/2016 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

12/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 41

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Friday

12/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 24

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Friday

12/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 31

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Friday

12/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 34

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

12/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 13

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

12/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 26

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

12/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 20

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

Friday

12/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

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 41 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 24 GREEN
Charlotte 29 31 GREEN
Fayetteville 34 GREEN
Hickory 13 GREEN
Rocky Mount 26 21 GREEN
Triad 20 GREEN
Triangle 28 48 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 12/03/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

12/03/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

12/03/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Saturday

12/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

12/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 32

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

12/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 47

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

12/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 27

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

12/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 43

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

12/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 43

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 12/02/2016 01:29 PM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 51 YELLOW
Asheville Valleys 51 YELLOW
Charlotte 40 GREEN
Fayetteville 32 GREEN
Hickory 47 GREEN
Rocky Mount 27 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

43 GREEN
Triangle 43 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 12/04/2016

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Forecast data for tomorrow will be available at 3:05 PM EDT.