North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Thursday, 11/14/2019 (Change date)

Charlotte

Thursday

11/14/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 55

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Thursday

11/14/2019

GREEN

AQI = 27

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Thursday

11/14/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Thursday

11/14/2019

GREEN

AQI = 26

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Thursday

11/14/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 58

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

Thursday

11/14/2019

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Observed Unavailable

Western Valleys

Thursday

11/14/2019

GREEN

AQI = 37

Particle Pollution

Elevations below 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties
Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code
Charlotte 22 55 YELLOW
Fayetteville 27 GREEN
Hickory 54 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 26 GREEN
Triad 58 YELLOW
Triangle 27 45 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops Data Unavailable
Western Valleys 37 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Friday, 11/15/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Friday

11/15/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Friday

11/15/2019

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

11/15/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

11/15/2019

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

11/15/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 52

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Friday

11/15/2019

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Friday

11/15/2019

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Friday

11/15/2019

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 11/15/2019 10:08 AM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 51 YELLOW
Fayetteville 30 GREEN
Hickory 51 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 30 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

52 YELLOW
Triangle 45 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 30 GREEN
Western Valleys 45 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 11/16/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

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