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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 Monday, 05/02/2016 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 33

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 33

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 41

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 43

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

05/02/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

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 45 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 38 28 GREEN
Charlotte 33 30 GREEN
Fayetteville 33 GREEN
Hickory 41 38 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 GREEN
Triad 43 23 GREEN
Triangle 40 31 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 05/03/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Tuesday

05/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Tuesday

05/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Tuesday

05/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Tuesday

05/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Tuesday

05/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Tuesday

05/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Tuesday

05/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 39

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Tuesday

05/03/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 05/02/2016 09:59 AM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 43 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 38 35 GREEN
Charlotte 40 35 GREEN
Fayetteville 38 35 GREEN
Hickory 38 35 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 35 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

39 34 GREEN
Triangle 40 35 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 05/04/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Wednesday

05/04/2016

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Wednesday

05/04/2016

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Wednesday

05/04/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Wednesday

05/04/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Wednesday

05/04/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Wednesday

05/04/2016

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Wednesday

05/04/2016

GREEN

AQI = 46

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

05/04/2016

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 05/03/2016 10:33 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 43 35 GREEN
Charlotte 48 35 GREEN
Fayetteville 45 35 GREEN
Hickory 45 35 GREEN
Rocky Mount 45 35 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

46 31 GREEN
Triangle 48 35 GREEN