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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 Friday, 07/31/2015 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

07/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Friday

07/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Friday

07/31/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 77

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Friday

07/31/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 74

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

07/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

07/31/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

07/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Friday

07/31/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 74

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 47 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 49 48 GREEN
Charlotte 77 29 YELLOW
Fayetteville 74 25 YELLOW
Hickory 49 33 GREEN
Rocky Mount 58 41 YELLOW
Triad 50 27 GREEN
Triangle 74 52 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 08/01/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

08/01/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

08/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Saturday

08/01/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

08/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

08/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

08/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

08/01/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

08/01/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 07/31/2015 02:31 PM EDT

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 43 35 GREEN
Charlotte 58 35 YELLOW
Fayetteville 47 35 GREEN
Hickory 44 35 GREEN
Rocky Mount 47 35 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

51 45 YELLOW
Triangle 51 35 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 08/02/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

08/02/2015

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

08/02/2015

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Sunday

08/02/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 71

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

08/02/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

08/02/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 71

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

08/02/2015

GREEN

AQI = 46

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

08/02/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

08/02/2015

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 08/01/2015 11:21 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 49 45 GREEN
Charlotte 71 45 YELLOW
Fayetteville 48 45 GREEN
Hickory 71 45 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 46 45 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

54 48 YELLOW
Triangle 61 45 YELLOW