North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Sunday, 04/30/2017 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

04/30/2017

GREEN

AQI = 32

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

04/30/2017

GREEN

AQI = 29

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Sunday

04/30/2017

GREEN

AQI = 24

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

04/30/2017

GREEN

AQI = 19

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

04/30/2017

GREEN

AQI = 27

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

04/30/2017

GREEN

AQI = 20

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

04/30/2017

GREEN

AQI = 28

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

04/30/2017

GREEN

AQI = 22

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 32 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 29 GREEN
Charlotte 24 23 GREEN
Fayetteville 19 GREEN
Hickory 27 GREEN
Rocky Mount 20 GREEN
Triad 28 25 GREEN
Triangle 22 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 05/01/2017

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Monday

05/01/2017

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Monday

05/01/2017

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Monday

05/01/2017

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Monday

05/01/2017

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

05/01/2017

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

05/01/2017

GREEN

AQI = 36

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

05/01/2017

GREEN

AQI = 44

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Monday

05/01/2017

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 04/30/2017 10:23 AM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 40 29 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 35 29 GREEN
Charlotte 40 31 GREEN
Fayetteville 36 34 GREEN
Hickory 35 33 GREEN
Rocky Mount 33 36 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

41 44 GREEN
Triangle 43 34 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 05/02/2017

Forecast Map Unavailable

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