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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, 02/05/2016 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Friday

02/05/2016

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Observed Unavailable

Charlotte

Friday

02/05/2016

GREEN

AQI = 32

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Observed Unavailable

Hickory

Observed Unavailable

Rocky Mount

Observed Unavailable

Triad

Friday

02/05/2016

GREEN

AQI = 18

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

02/05/2016

GREEN

AQI = 25

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 36 GREEN
Asheville Valleys Data Unavailable
Charlotte 32 27 GREEN
Fayetteville Data Unavailable
Hickory Data Unavailable
Rocky Mount Data Unavailable
Triad 18 GREEN
Triangle 25 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 02/06/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Forecast Unavailable

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

02/06/2016

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Saturday

02/06/2016

GREEN

AQI = 31

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

02/06/2016

GREEN

AQI = 27

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

02/06/2016

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

02/06/2016

GREEN

AQI = 25

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

02/06/2016

GREEN

AQI = 27

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

02/06/2016

GREEN

AQI = 35

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 02/06/2016 12:00 AM EST

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 30 GREEN
Charlotte 31 GREEN
Fayetteville 27 GREEN
Hickory 30 GREEN
Rocky Mount 25 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

27 GREEN
Triangle 35 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 02/07/2016

Forecast Map Unavailable

Asheville Ridge Tops

Forecast Unavailable

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

02/07/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Sunday

02/07/2016

GREEN

AQI = 43

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

02/07/2016

GREEN

AQI = 40

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

02/07/2016

GREEN

AQI = 43

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

02/07/2016

GREEN

AQI = 35

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

02/07/2016

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

02/07/2016

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 02/06/2016 10:14 AM EST

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 40 GREEN
Charlotte 43 GREEN
Fayetteville 40 GREEN
Hickory 43 GREEN
Rocky Mount 35 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

30 GREEN
Triangle 50 GREEN