North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Saturday, 12/16/2017 (Change date)

Asheville Ridge Tops

Saturday

12/16/2017

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

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

Asheville Valleys

Saturday

12/16/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 56

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Saturday

12/16/2017

GREEN

AQI = 25

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

12/16/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 53

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

12/16/2017

GREEN

AQI = 46

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

12/16/2017

GREEN

AQI = 35

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

12/16/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 55

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

Saturday

12/16/2017

YELLOW

AQI = 54

Particle Pollution

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 44 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 31 56 YELLOW
Charlotte 25 GREEN
Fayetteville 53 YELLOW
Hickory 46 GREEN
Rocky Mount 35 GREEN
Triad 31 55 YELLOW
Triangle 28 54 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 12/17/2017

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Asheville Ridge Tops

Sunday

12/17/2017

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Asheville Valleys

Sunday

12/17/2017

GREEN

AQI = 50

Particle Pollution

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

Charlotte

Sunday

12/17/2017

GREEN

AQI = 44

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

12/17/2017

GREEN

AQI = 39

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

12/17/2017

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

12/17/2017

GREEN

AQI = 38

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

12/17/2017

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

Sunday

12/17/2017

GREEN

AQI = 42

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 12/16/2017 01:14 PM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Asheville Ridge Tops 50 GREEN
Asheville Valleys 50 GREEN
Charlotte 44 GREEN
Fayetteville 39 GREEN
Hickory 45 GREEN
Rocky Mount 38 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

52 YELLOW
Triangle 42 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 12/18/2017

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