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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 Tuesday, 03/31/2015 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Tuesday

03/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 46

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Tuesday

03/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 10

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Tuesday

03/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Tuesday

03/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 15

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Tuesday

03/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 18

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Tuesday

03/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 9

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Tuesday

03/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 48

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Tuesday

03/31/2015

GREEN

AQI = 33

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 46 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 10 GREEN
Charlotte 45 31 GREEN
Fayetteville 15 GREEN
Hickory 18 GREEN
Rocky Mount 9 GREEN
Triad 48 27 GREEN
Triangle 33 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 04/01/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Forecast Unavailable

Asheville Valleys

Wednesday

04/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

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

Charlotte

Wednesday

04/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Wednesday

04/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Wednesday

04/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Wednesday

04/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 38

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Wednesday

04/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 44

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Wednesday

04/01/2015

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 03/31/2015 02:41 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops Forecast Unavailable
Asheville Valleys 45 32 GREEN
Charlotte 42 32 GREEN
Fayetteville 40 28 GREEN
Hickory 38 25 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 25 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

42 44 GREEN
Triangle 40 32 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Thursday, 04/02/2015

Forecast Map Unavailable

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