North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Thursday, 09/29/2016 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Thursday

09/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Thursday

09/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Thursday

09/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Thursday

09/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 34

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Thursday

09/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Thursday

09/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 22

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Thursday

09/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Thursday

09/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 37

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 47 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 42 23 GREEN
Charlotte 44 36 GREEN
Fayetteville 34 GREEN
Hickory 44 GREEN
Rocky Mount 22 GREEN
Triad 36 20 GREEN
Triangle 31 37 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Friday, 09/30/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

09/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Friday

09/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 37

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Friday

09/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Friday

09/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 39

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

09/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

09/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

09/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Friday

09/30/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 09/29/2016 02:22 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 40 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 37 30 GREEN
Charlotte 45 30 GREEN
Fayetteville 39 30 GREEN
Hickory 42 30 GREEN
Rocky Mount 36 25 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

45 37 GREEN
Triangle 40 30 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 10/01/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

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