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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, 05/29/2015 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

05/29/2015

GREEN

AQI = 37

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Friday

05/29/2015

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Friday

05/29/2015

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Friday

05/29/2015

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

05/29/2015

GREEN

AQI = 41

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

05/29/2015

GREEN

AQI = 39

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

05/29/2015

GREEN

AQI = 40

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

05/29/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

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 37 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 35 30 GREEN
Charlotte 42 35 GREEN
Fayetteville 42 25 GREEN
Hickory 38 41 GREEN
Rocky Mount 39 19 GREEN
Triad 38 40 GREEN
Triangle 45 23 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 05/30/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

05/30/2015

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

05/30/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Saturday

05/30/2015

GREEN

AQI = 46

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

05/30/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

05/30/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

05/30/2015

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

05/30/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

05/30/2015

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 05/30/2015 12:00 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 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 38 45 GREEN
Charlotte 46 41 GREEN
Fayetteville 38 33 GREEN
Hickory 42 45 GREEN
Rocky Mount 30 30 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

43 48 GREEN
Triangle 43 38 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 05/31/2015

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