North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Monday, 06/27/2016 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Monday

06/27/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Monday

06/27/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Monday

06/27/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Monday

06/27/2016

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

06/27/2016

GREEN

AQI = 46

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

06/27/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

06/27/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 67

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Monday

06/27/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 64

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 48 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 40 34 GREEN
Charlotte 61 45 YELLOW
Fayetteville 47 GREEN
Hickory 45 46 GREEN
Rocky Mount 48 GREEN
Triad 67 42 YELLOW
Triangle 64 38 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 06/28/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Tuesday

06/28/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Tuesday

06/28/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Tuesday

06/28/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Tuesday

06/28/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Tuesday

06/28/2016

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Tuesday

06/28/2016

GREEN

AQI = 39

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Tuesday

06/28/2016

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

Tuesday

06/28/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 06/28/2016 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 38 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 37 38 GREEN
Charlotte 48 48 GREEN
Fayetteville 35 38 GREEN
Hickory 42 40 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 39 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

45 38 GREEN
Triangle 45 45 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 06/29/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Wednesday

06/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Wednesday

06/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Wednesday

06/29/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 84

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Wednesday

06/29/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 67

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Wednesday

06/29/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Wednesday

06/29/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Wednesday

06/29/2016

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Wednesday

06/29/2016

YELLOW

AQI = 77

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 06/28/2016 02:18 PM EDT

Good Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 48 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 49 29 GREEN
Charlotte 84 40 YELLOW
Fayetteville 67 39 YELLOW
Hickory 61 30 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 51 33 YELLOW
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

50 42 GREEN
Triangle 77 39 YELLOW