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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 Saturday, 04/18/2015 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

04/18/2015

GREEN

AQI = 41

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

04/18/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Saturday

04/18/2015

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

04/18/2015

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

04/18/2015

GREEN

AQI = 39

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

04/18/2015

GREEN

AQI = 32

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

04/18/2015

GREEN

AQI = 41

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

04/18/2015

GREEN

AQI = 42

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 38 21 GREEN
Charlotte 35 21 GREEN
Fayetteville 35 27 GREEN
Hickory 36 39 GREEN
Rocky Mount 32 28 GREEN
Triad 41 33 GREEN
Triangle 38 42 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 04/19/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

04/19/2015

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

04/19/2015

GREEN

AQI = 28

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Sunday

04/19/2015

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

04/19/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

04/19/2015

GREEN

AQI = 32

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

04/19/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

04/19/2015

GREEN

AQI = 31

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

04/19/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 04/18/2015 09:49 AM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 35 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 28 25 GREEN
Charlotte 35 30 GREEN
Fayetteville 38 30 GREEN
Hickory 32 25 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 25 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

31 28 GREEN
Triangle 38 35 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 04/20/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

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